Tag: Hama

Putin in Syria: Russia Dismisses Claims S-400 Missiles Deployed In Syria But Photos Do Show Component Radar

November 13, 2015

Russia denies claims that S-400 surface-to-air missiles have been deployed to the Hmeemeem airbase in Latakia, but photos do show a radar associated with the missile system. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: At Least 40 Reported Dead After Missiles Strike Market In Douma

October 30, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: At least 40 people are reported to have been killed after surface-to-surface missiles struck a market place in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta today. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: Russia Intensifies Air Strikes

October 26, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: The Russian Air Force has intensified air strikes in Syria, claiming to have struck 285 targets over the last three days. State media report an unusual number of air sorties today. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: At Least 12 Killed In Yesterdays Russian Strike On Sarmin Hospital

October 22, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: At least 12 people are reported to have been killed in yesterday’s Russian air strikes on a medical facility in Sarmin in northern Idlib. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: Regime And Iranian Forces Move On Aleppo, Supported By Russian Air Strikes

October 16, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: There are reports from both regime and rebel sources that a large offensive has been launched against Aleppo in the north of Syria, supported by the Russian Air Force. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: Large Blast East Of Russian Airbase In Latakia This Morning

October 15, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: A large blast was reported this morning in the hills east of the Hmeemeem airbase near Jableh, from which Russian jets are conducting operations. Some reports claim the blast was caused by a ballistic missile fired by rebels. Meanwhile the regime has redirected forces to assault rebel-held areas of the Homs province, supported […]

Putin in Syria: Russian Navy Denies That Aircraft Carrier Is Being Sent To Syrian Coast

October 14, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: The Russian Northern Fleet has denied reports in Russian media that the country’s only aircraft carrier, the ailing Admiral Kuznetsov, is being dispatched to the Syrian coast. Meanwhile, the Russian air force claims to have completed 41 sorties in Syria over the last day. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column […]