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Terrorists Readying Chemical Attack To Frame Damascus & Provide Pretext for US Strikes - Russian MoD
"The US and its allies are preparing new airstrikes in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding that militants are poised to stage a chemical weapons attack in order to frame Damascus and provide a pretext for the strikes..."
Thousands of Militants Gather in Syria's Idlib for Attack on Aleppo, Hama
"Several thousand militants with heavy weaponry and armored vehicles have gathered in Syria's Idlib province to launch an offensive on government controlled regions of Hama and Aleppo, Maj Gen Alexei Tsygankov told reporters on Saturday.
Earlier on Saturday, Russia Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said a provocation with an alleged chemical weapons use in Syria, which terrorists are plotting to stage with the assistance of UK special services, will serve as a pretext for missile strikes by the West and the United States against the Arab country..."
Russia Sends Largest Naval Armada of Syrian War Amidst New Chemical Attack Warnings
"Russia has built up its forces around the Mediterranean Sea in response to reports that the US, France and Great Britain could be preparing to attack Syria..."
OPCW Says No Syrian Chemical Attack in Douma (and vid)
Who killed all those women and children for the videos White Helmets?
'Foreign Specialists' May Stage Chemical Attack in Syria in 2 Days to Frame Assad - MoD
Syria Sitrep - The Build-Up For the Idlib Campaign
"...There is an obvious build up on all sides for a large battle over Idleb province. No plans on how the battle will proceed have been published. The number of forces assembled will make sure that it will be the biggest battle the war on Syria has seen so far.
A first phase will likely avoid the city of Idleb itself. Jish al-Shigur in the north-west adn the areas south of the M4 and M5 highway will be the primary targets. The battle will proceed from there. It is likely that the US, in one way or another, will try to hamper any Syrian army progress..."
Russia Warns US Not to 'Play with Fire' in Syria - Lavrov (and vid)
"Russia's foreign minister is the latest official to warn the US against using a possible chemical weapons provocation to justify a new strike against Syrian forces. He said Moscow warned the West not to play with fire in Syria.
'A new provocation is being prepared by the West to hamper the anti-terrorist operation in Idlib,' Lavrov said during a joint media conference with his Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem. 'We have facts on the table and have issued a strong warning to our western partners through our Defense Ministry and our Foreign Ministry not to play with fire..."
Is a Syrian Suez Approaching? - by Peter Ford
"Another tripartite aggression based on pretexts and plotting appears imminent, this time involving the US, UK and France."
The Russian warnings of a fabricated chemical attack by the west in Syria for cause to escelate NATO military intervention is actually being covered by the Chinese news!
This would suggest a split in the UN. US UK France on one side and Russia China on the other. I suspect India may side with Russia China? But maybe only 50/50 odds.
If this does happen, for sure there will be a large legion of central Asian countries siding with Syria Russia and China. And may very well be the end of western intervention in Syria.