Tag: Siege

Russia Announces Humanitarian Operation In Syria, Not For Madaya, But Deir ez-Zor

January 15, 2016

Live Updates: The Russian Ministry of Defence has announced a humanitarian operation in Syria aimed at providing aid for regime-controlled areas of Deir ez-Zor that are besieged by ISIS. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

French Journalist Describes Capture by Slavyansk Separatists

May 27, 2014

The following is a translation of a harrowing account in Gazeta.ru from a French journalist and her cameramen who were taken captive in Slavyansk right at the time Italian journalist Andrea Rocchelli and his translator Andrei Mironov were killed in shelling by the roadside. While the account, edited by Elizaveta Antonova, is dated 26 May, […]