Russian television broadcast a video in which a man is seen scrawling 'For our people!' and 'For Paris!' in black pen on aerial bombs minutes before a warplane is set to take off from the country's airbase in Syria.
"For our people! For Paris! Pilots and technicians of #Hmeymim airbase sent a message to terrorists by airmail," the Russian Defence Ministry said on its official Twitter account.
"The armed forces are conducting an aerial campaign of retribution," the Defence Ministry said in a separate statement, adding the military had begun coordinating their operations with the French.
Earlier this week Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged to hunt down and 'punish' those behind a bomb attack that brought down a passenger jet over Sinai last month, killing all 224 people, mostly Russian holidaymakers, on board.


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