Isos wrote:Turks were attacking SAA with russian sukhoi in the air doing nothing. Azeri went for excuses for the mi-8 but yet the conflict is continuing.
The more Russia plays with the limits of its intention/forgivness or whatever you call that the less trustworthy its help is.
If armenia loses another conflict, all the armenian people will at angry at them and will seek help from US.
I'm not talking about blowing up all Azerbaijan or Turkey. But a downed f-16 or an official strike at an artillery position will do the work.
Not sure what situation you speak of but I am aware of Turkish units and terrorists targeted by both SAA and RuAF. So I assume its these silly games non the less.
As for this situation, well that is up to Russia. If Russia loses allies because of this, like Armenia going to USA, then it will be bad for Armenia regardless and for Russia, well they will realize that their games of forgiveness isn't useful at all and will make things worst for them.
It is actually Putin that is holding back. The Russian Defense ministry on multiple times have made comments of wanting to act but Putin says no.
So far, things have worked out for Russia. So I assume that their decisions have given Russia reason to keep this up.
As for the Mi-8 incident, I seem to recall it differently and I was very much more involved in monitoring it than yourself as you were more into the Syrian conflict. And I recall the Azeries begging Russia for forgiveness and then stopped their actions in that region. Russia then intervened in the Karabakh region which gave them more territory (Russia).
Edit: I mean, maybe mistakes happen which always do. But you cant deny the fact that Russia is the reason why most of Syria is back under Assads control and not that of foreign forces. There are still issues but slowly and surely, they are taking back more.