Russian Military Police in Syria Conduct a Raid in the Suburbs of Damascus military police units in the Syrian Arab Republic make daily raids on the southern suburbs of Damascus, where the process of returning to peaceful life is gradually underway., the patrol visited the Yalda district, where 17,000 people lived before the war. Now the population here is approaching 65 thousand people. And this is easy to explain – it is safe in areas that are patrolled by military police. There is a lively trade on the streets, cafes and shops are opening. New jobs are being created. People can walk the streets in the evenings. communicating with military police officers, the local population speak about their problems and seek help. Most often, this concerns unexploded ordnance found in homes. Also relevant is the issue of relatives missing during the fighting.