A protest at the embassy of Turkey
On November, 24, 2015 employees of the All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM) picketed alone outside the embassy of Turkey resulting from the attack of the Turkish Army Air Force on a Russian combat plane Su-24 in Syria.
On Tuesday morning it became known about the crash of Su-24 resulting from the attack of the Turkish Army Air Force in Syrian territory. Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation reported, that the Russian plane had been shot down by a rocket “air-air”, launched by Turkish fighter F-16 away from Turkish border, it hadn`t threaten the security of the country.
According to the Head of the State, pilots sustained operations against a prohibited in RF terrorist group “Islamic State” in the northern mountainous area of Latakia, where, mainly, militants of Russian Federation descent focused and in this regard they performed their direct task of preventive strike on the terrorists.
Vladimir Putin called the activities of Turkey against Su-24 an offence. “Today`s loss is bound up with the blow, which accomplices of the terrorists struck us in the back. I can`t qualify in another way what happened today”, - President of RF reported.