Russia and Syria

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Russia cannot guarantee safety of Turkish aircraft over Syria

Russia cannot guarantee safety of Turkish aircraft over Syria

Russia’s command cannot guarantee safety of Turkish aircraft’s flights over Syria after the Syrian government declared the closure of airspace over Idlib, chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria …

Russia’s Su-24 bombers strike terrorists in Syria’s Idlib

Russia’s Su-24 bombers strike terrorists in Syria’s Idlib

Su-24 bombers of Russia’s Aerospace Force delivered a strike against terrorists in the Idlib de-escalation zone who broke into Syrian territory in an attack, the Center for the Reconciliation of Opposing Sides said in a statement on …

Putin and Erdogan urgently discuss situation in Syria

Putin and Erdogan urgently discuss situation in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have held a telephone conversation to discuss the Syria issue, the Kremlin press service said. According to the …

There will be no winner in battle for Idlib

There will be no winner in battle for Idlib

There is a stalemate in Syria's Idlib governorate: President Bashar Assad's forces are approaching its capital to drive out terrorist groups and forces of the armed Syrian opposition; Damascus has already took over the strategically …

Putin pays visit to Damascus, meets Syria’s al-Assad

Putin pays visit to Damascus, meets Syria’s al-Assad

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Damascus for a visit, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday, TASS reports. "Vladimir Putin travelled from the airport to the headquarters of the Russian Armed Forces group in …

Russia to receive Syrian oil?

Russia to receive Syrian oil?

Syrian and Russian companies have begun joint work on oil and gas geological exploration in the Mediterranean Sea, adviser to Syrian President Bashar Assad Bouthaina Shaaban said. "This is the first time I say this …

Netanyahu confesses why he called Putin

Netanyahu confesses why he called Putin

Today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wrote on Twitter about his telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. We discussed the …

Russian military policemen injured by bomb blast in Syria

Russian military policemen injured by bomb blast in Syria

Three Russian military police officers received minor injuries when a self-made explosive device went off near an armored vehicle in northeastern Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said. According to the ministry, the bomb …

Russian doctors arrive in northern Syria

Russian doctors arrive in northern Syria

Doctors from a Russian special medical unit have arrived at a Russian military police base near the city of Kobane in northern Syria with equipment and medications in order to provide medical assistance to civilians. According to …

Russia's military police expand patrol area in northern Syria

Russia's military police expand patrol area in northern Syria

Russian military police are expanding the patrol area in northern Syria and the Sirrin air base, recently abandoned by the U.S. military, has become one of control points, Russian military police officer Safar Safarov said. …

Ankara establishes Syria safe zone

Ankara establishes Syria safe zone

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said that the 145-kilometer-long, 30-kilometer-deep safe zone was established in northern Syria. Akar added that Turkish authorities are in touch with their Russian counterparts …