Because They Had Been Painted by Syrian Air Defense Radars It wasn't premeditated
By initiating an attack on the Syrian province of Latakia, home to the Russia-operated Khmeimim Air Base, Israel, France and the United States certainly understood they were flirting with disaster. Yet they went ahead with the operation anyways.
Syria - Putin cut a deal with the devil, agreeing with Turkish despot Erdogan to delay liberation of Syria's Idlib province.
Syria: A Russian military plane was shot down accidentally by Syrian anti-aircraft fire, killing all 15 on board. Initially, Moscow blamed Israel, because Israeli jets were flying in the same area as the passenger route and, thereby, attracted Syrian
Yesterday Turkey and Russia agreed on a further de-escalation in Idelb province in Syria (see the update here). This agreement takes away the chance of an imminent wider war in which the U.S. and some of its allies would use a fake 'chemical attack'
As we know from the political puppets and their mouthpieces in the controlled corporate media...
Syria - Following Putin/Erdogan talks in Sochi on Monday, Russia's president agreed to establish 15 - 20 km-wide demilitarized zone in Idlib province along the Turkish border.