Russia is pitting itself against the world by siding with Syria, Iran and Hizbollah terrorist. Russia is siding with the Shiites against the Sunnis and has made itself an enemy of the US, Europe and Israel. This is not new, but one hoped that the cold war had ended. These acts of war made by Russia could turn into a hot war.
Australian police arrest 5 over shooting 'linked to terrorism' (Reuters)
from the article: Report: Russia's S-300 missiles may not reach Syria until 2014