Asapov, RT reported, was described as one of the senior Russian military advisers in Syria.
Earlier on Monday, media agency reported that Russian warplanes had struck the positions of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Deir al-Zour province bordering Iraq in eastern Syria, near a natural gas field they had seized from IS recently.
Russian Federation said on Thursday it had warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where US special forces and USA -backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, something it said had already happened twice. For operational security, we do not comment on ongoing operations or the current positions of Coalition personnel and our partner forces, the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve said.
"We strongly condemn the aggressive attacks of the Russian forces and their allies on ground, which only serve terrorism and harm the war on terror", the statement said.
The U.S. -backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) claimed Saturday to have recaptured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State.
The images were taken by the Russian military between September 8 and 12, shortly before the Syrian armed forces, with Russian air support, successfully broke the 3-year IS siege of Deir ez-Zor. "Despite the USA strongholds being located in the Isis areas, no screening patrol has been organised at them".
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A top Russian Foreign Ministry official has asserted the United States is to blame for the death of a Russian general killed in eastern Syria over the weekend.
He moved to Syria to assist commanders in the operation for the liberation of the city of Deir ez-Zor.
The convergence of the rival offensives has increased tensions in Deir al-Zor.
Sillo added that ISIL, which is also known as ISIS, had been controlling Conoco since 2014. It says two people were wounded Sunday.
Assad regime, backed by its ally Russian Federation, is carrying out its own campaign against Daesh in Deir el-Zour, largely on the western side of the Euphrates, including in provincial capital Deir el-Zour city.
"We will not stand by with our arms crossed and we will use our legitimate right to self-defense".