Putin in Syria: Reports Of Dozens Of Russian Airstrikes, Targeting Opposition-Held Settlements

October 1, 2015
A Russian Su-24 bomber preparing to take off last night. Screenshot from Perviy Kanal video

LIVE UPDATES: Unconfirmed reports and images from Syria indicate that the Russian air offensive has entered its second day. Comments from Dmitry Peskov, President Putin’s press secretary, indicate that the targeting of the opposition groups other than ISIS is now officially sanctioned. So far, none of the settlements reported to have been bombed are ISIS-controlled.

The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.