If your chinese , then it is really shameful that Chinese people are not presuring their government to give a hand Russia in Syria. There is a millions of things China could do to ease
the operations for Russia ,that is literary ALONE in Syria saving it from falling to NATO backed Alqaeda and ISIS terrorist. If China is concerned about losing soldiers , they can send drones
,spy drones to help Russian Airforce keep an eye of the movements of the terrorist at all times
in the most crucial moments. China can also help with Humanitarian help too , and ease the burden of Russia that needs not only to provide weapons to Syria but also food. China can help also by sending 1 warship of the hundreds they have ,to search for NATO submarines ,mines and help Russia with their security. China can even give away drones to Syria ,so many things they can do , but do NOTHING. And all this applies to India. Two major powers , that observe how Russia is under a proxy war by NATO and just do nothing to help Russia. When China was under threat in the Korean war , NATO getting close to their borders ,Russia send pilots and migs planes to fight Americans. and it made a major contribution shutting down hundreds of Americans and its allies planes.
When it comes to Latakia , is a very mountainous ,very dense vegetation ,very hard to move zone. This is in most places. So terrorist tactics of speed attacks using trucks are not effective there. not in every place. to take a hill anywhere in latakia have to be done on Foot and not even artillery is easy to move there. So is unlikely the terrorist will be able to dig a tunnel on their own all the way to the Russia air base. from Latakia. will have to be very deep , and bypass rock solid mountains. NATO however could do that from Turkey border , but for sure Russia will spot such movements. Nothing is impossible ,but Latakia geography makes any fight
there very hard and slow in most places ,since have to be done on foot to climb a hill.
When it comes to Russia whether they are helping or not in Aleppo , it could be just PR
and not real. Russia needs to play a shameful game in Syria , of cease of fires with terrorist ,consequence of its mediocre leader . That since came to power ,the only thing he cared ,was to
raise Russia economy the easy way ,just creating a monopoly of energy, while totally ignoring ,the need for Russia development of its civilian industry and technology ,to become totally independent of the west and self suficient in all. Putin's new import substitution program ,
is about 16 years late. Because should have been implemented as soon he came to power in 2000, and not in 2016. and help Russia to become truly independent of the west. Truly independent in politics ,in technology and on its economy.
Had Stalin was the leader of Russia. they will not be asking Permission Americans to bombs
Alqaeda or ISIS. Putin's image of Russia was totally shortsighted , he really taught , their Americans partners were going to leave Russia interest alone ,as long Russia look to the other side ,whenever Americans invaded a nation and began to take control of all europe.