Live Updates: Civilians have reportedly been decimated by Russian airstrikes in Idlib and Aleppo provinces, far away from ISIS and, in some cases, far away from the fighting. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.
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 […]
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 […]
LIVE UPDATES: There are reports this morning that Russian and Syrian regime forces conducted intense rocket barrages and air strikes on rebel-held areas of the Hama and Idlib provinces last night. Meanwhile ISIS has made advances in the Aleppo region in spite of Russia’s supposed air campaign against the group. The previous post in our […]
LIVE UPDATES: The Turkish Foreign Ministry says that a Russian jet fighter entered Turkish airspace on October 3 before being intercepted by F-16s. Russian bombers have struck positions within several hundred metres of the border in recent days. The Russian air force continues to pound rebel-held areas in the Idlib, Hama and Homs provinces. The […]