No country should help another country arm themselves, every country should have to find a way to supply themselves. This helps a country become stronger and learns it own power and weakness, then can ask for help, they should not just be give something from another country without having to try themselves first.
The Russian army should not associate with Syrians. The Russian government and the United States government have been on the same accord in regards to maintaining peace. Syrian military support by the Russian government would be a detriment to the United States because of the slayings at a Syrian embassy.