Russia continues to position itself to potentially launch airstrikes in Syria — but their movements suggest that their targets are something other than ISIS, according to U.S. officials. Russia did not move significantly more weapons into Syria over the weekend, two U.S. officials told CNN, but the country did make several moves to put itself in the position to launch airstrikes.

Though Russia has also spoken out against ISIS, which the U.S. is already fighting in Syria, the Russian military movements indicate that combating the terror group may not be Moscow’s primary objective for joining the fight in the country.Defense officials have previously told CNN that the U.S. believes Moscow may fear that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may not be able to retain power in the war-torn country and wants to be in position to be able to support a proxy should the situation collapse. FULL REPORT