Russian state newspapers predict ‘direct military conflict’ with US as it compares Syria stalemate to Cuban missile crisis
'Third World War' fears have been voiced by the newspapers over the growing tensions between the USA and Syria
5th October 2016, 9:22 am
A RUSSIAN newspaper fears a Third World War with the US over Syria.
Tabloid Moskovsky Komsomolets predicts a “direct military confrontation” on par with the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Putin and Obama shared a tense handshake at the G20 meeting in China
The US suspended relations with Russia over air strikes in Syria
A Russian TU-95 bomber flies through airspace northwest of Okinoshima
The US suspended contact with Russia over Syria on Monday.
Secretary of State John Kerry has been enraged by airstrikes on rebel-controlled areas of Aleppo.
Hundreds of innocents are believed to have been killed in the attacks.
BBC Russia correspondent Steve Rosenberg referred to two Russian newspapers taking an aggressive tone towards the US.