The footage shows the operations of the Russian Spetsnaz against ISIS terrorist and jihadist groups during the war in Syria. It has been reported that Spetsnaz SSO was used in operations at Palmyra, Aleppo and other ISIS controlled territories. Spetsnaz SSO VS RF (Силы специальных операций, ССО) is a specially created unit of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. The Forces are a highly mobile, well-trained and equipped. Constant combat readiness special operations force is designed to perform specific tasks in order to protect the interests of the Russian Federation (with application of military force, by necessity), both within Russia and abroad, in peacetime and in wartime.