Tag: Syrian Arab Army

Kremlin Denies Claims Russia Asked Assad To Step Down Last Year

January 22, 2016

Live Updates: The Kremlin has denied claims published by the Financial Times that the late GRU chief, Igor Sergun, had travelled to Syria to ask, without success, that Bashar al-Assad step aside. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: Refugee Camp In Idlib Province Struck With Cluster Munitions Last Night

October 9, 2015

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 […]