Tag: air strikes

Putin in Syria: Russia Dismisses Claims S-400 Missiles Deployed In Syria But Photos Do Show Component Radar

November 13, 2015

Russia denies claims that S-400 surface-to-air missiles have been deployed to the Hmeemeem airbase in Latakia, but photos do show a radar associated with the missile system. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Putin to Travel to Iran November 23 for Summit with Rouhani; Moscow Grants Tehran $7.1 […]

Putin in Syria: Russia Shifting Attention To Southern Front

October 29, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: Russian jets have struck targets in the southern Daraa province for the second time this week, with reports of coordination with the Lebanese military and Hezbollah ahead of a Syrian regime offensive in the area. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Rocket And Air Strikes On […]

Putin in Syria: Russia Intensifies Air Strikes

October 26, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: The Russian Air Force has intensified air strikes in Syria, claiming to have struck 285 targets over the last three days. State media report an unusual number of air sorties today. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Russia Intensifies Air Strikes 2015-10-26 15:33:55 Reports from Syria […]

Putin in Syria: At Least 12 Killed In Yesterdays Russian Strike On Sarmin Hospital

October 22, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: At least 12 people are reported to have been killed in yesterday’s Russian air strikes on a medical facility in Sarmin in northern Idlib. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. How Far Will Russia Go To Support One Man? 2015-10-22 21:27:33 Michael Weiss, on the visit […]

Putin in Syria: Russian Air Strike Kills FSA Commander In Latakia Province

October 20, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: A Russian air strike has killed the commander of a Free Syrian Army unit that was making advances in the hills of the Latakia province. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Russian Ambassador to Syria Denies Reports of 3 Russian Soldiers Killed in Combat; Reports Remain […]

Putin in Syria: Russian Fighter Enters Turkish Airspace

October 5, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: The Turkish Foreign Ministry says that a Russian jet fighter entered Turkish airspace on October 3 before being intercepted by F-16s. Russian bombers have struck positions within several hundred metres of the border in recent days. The Russian air force continues to pound rebel-held areas in the Idlib, Hama and Homs provinces. The […]

Putin in Syria: Reports Of Dozens Of Russian Airstrikes, Targeting Opposition-Held Settlements

October 1, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: Unconfirmed reports and images from Syria indicate that the Russian air offensive has entered its second day. Comments from Dmitry Peskov, President Putin’s press secretary, indicate that the targeting of the opposition groups other than ISIS is now officially sanctioned. So far, none of the settlements reported to have been bombed are ISIS-controlled. […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 136: A New Chance For Ceasefire And A New Defense Minister

July 3, 2014

Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. View Ukraine: April, 2014 in a larger map For links to individual updates click on the timestamps. Below […]