Tag: Alexei Pushkov

Putin in Syria: Russian Jets Strike ISIS For First Time But Continue Wider Campaign Against Other Rebel Groups

October 2, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: The Russian Air Force has reportedly struck ISIS-held areas for the first time since bombing began on September 30. However the majority of settlements struck by bombs over the last 24 hours lie outside ISIS-controlled territory. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: ‘Only A Slim Window Of Opportunity For The USA And Russia To Cooperate’

September 23, 2015

Russian officials have brushed aside questions about Russia’s military deployment to Syria and warned ominously that there is “only a slim window of opportunity for the USA and Russia to cooperate in Syria.” The previous post in our Putin in Syria blog can be found here.