The official authorized Investigation Department of Russia Vladimir Markin explained the proposal of the Ukrainian oligarch Gennady Balashov, who called the President to assign to the Turkish pilots who shot down the su-24 HQs of the Russian Federation in the Syrian Arab Republic, the title of Heroes of Ukraine.
"If this does not help, then declare itself a colony of the" Islamic countries ". If only from the list removed… " – Markin wrote in his own microblog Twitter. Remember, the Ukrainian politician and oligarch Gennadiy Balashov recorded and posted on YouTube a video message in which he tried to convince the President of Petro Poroshenko to assign the Turkish pilots who shot down the su-24 HQs of the Russian Federation in the Syrian Arab Republic, the title of Heroes of Ukraine. VIDEO
The Navigator was saved in the process of the search operation by Russian and Syrian special forces. Later he told about how was shot down his plane. During the operation of the Russian space forces have lost rotorcraft – car was fired from small arms, one soldier died. The pilots made an emergency landing, the crew was taken to a safe place. Gunmen shot dead left rotorcraft anti-tank rockets. Ankara said that the su-24 was shot down as if after violation of its airspace. This position is shared by NATO. In the Ministry of defence for its part stressed that the Russian su-24 totally did not violate the airspace of Turkey. At the same time, According to a source close to the White house, Washington still believes that the Russian su-24 was shot down over Syrian territory.