Tag: Russian bombing campaign in Syria

RBC Publishes Report Sourced in FSB and Military on Wagner Private Military Contractor with 2,500 Fighters in Syria

August 26, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: The Russian news service RBC has published an extensive report on Wagner, a private military contractor with 2,500 fighters deployed in Syria. They have also served in Ukraine. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The […]

Russia Receives Record $56 Billion in Weapons Orders After ‘Arms Expo’ in Syria Campaign

March 30, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Russia sold $14.5 billion in armaments last year, many to the world’s conflict zones and has a record $56 billion in arms orders for 2016 after showcasing its weapons in the Syrian war. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s […]

5 Myths: Russia’s False ISIS Narrative In Syria

December 2, 2015

This article was originally published by the Institute for the Study of War and has been republished with permission. Hugo Spaulding — President Vladimir Putin is actively misinforming his domestic audience and the international community about Russia‚Äôs first military intervention outside the former Soviet Union since Afghanistan. Putin has created a false narrative about the […]