Tag: Russian air strikes in Syria

3 Turkish Soldiers Killed by Russian Fighter Jet During Joint Mission; Putin Expresses ‘Condolences’ to Erdogan

February 9, 2017

Three Turkish soldiers were killed as a result of a strike by Russian fighter jets in the area of the Syria city of Al-Bab during a joint mission. President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to Prime Minister Recep Erdogan.

After The Failed Coup Erdogan Moves Toward Rapprochement With Moscow

July 25, 2016

At the end of last week, President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is to visit the Kremlin at the beginning of August. This will be Erdoğan’s first face-to-face meeting with his Russian counterpart since September 2015. Relations between the two countries, which had been fraying over the course […]

Regime Advances North Of Aleppo With Devastating Russian Air Support

February 2, 2016

Live Updates: The Syrian regime is gaining ground to the north of Aleppo, with hundreds of Russian air strikes reported. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

In Interview with Bild, Putin Says ‘Premature’ to Offer Assad Asylum; Believes He Could Win Election

January 12, 2016

Live Updates: In part 2 of an interview with Germany’s Bild published at Kremlin.ru, President Vladimir Putin indicates that it is “premature” to offer Syrian President Bashar al-Assad asylum in Russia, and says he could still win the election in 2017. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.