Tag: Vienna Declaration

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: Putin Makes Absurd Claim That Russia Is Helping Free Syrian Army

December 11, 2015

Today there are rumors that Russia has deployed T-90 tanks south of Aleppo, while ISIS appears to be making advances southeast of Homs. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.