A third world war has been going on since at least NATO’s bombing of Belgrade in 1999, says Ekho Moskvy editor-in-chief Aleksei Venediktov.
Live Updates: The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Ahead Of Tonight’s Ceasefire, Russian And Regime Aircraft Pound Syrian Rebels Across Country 2016-02-26 17:33:48 With the partial ceasefire deal brokered by the United States and Russia due to come into effect at 22:00 GMT, the Russian and Syrian regime […]
LIVE UPDATES: At least 40 people are reported to have been killed after surface-to-surface missiles struck a market place in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta today. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Russian Conflict Bloggers and Military Expert Confirm Russian Radio Communications Vehicle, Troops in Syria 2015-10-30 16:06:17 […]
LIVE UPDATES: There are reports from both regime and rebel sources that a large offensive has been launched against Aleppo in the north of Syria, supported by the Russian Air Force. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Gazeta.ru Reports That Drone Downed by Turkey Is Likely New Secret […]
LIVE UPDATES: Two shells struck the Russian embassy in Damascus this morning as a rally in support of Russia’s military intervention was under way. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Jabhat al-Nusra Call For Jihadists To Wage War On Russia In Caucasus 2015-10-13 15:18:56 AFP reports that Jabhat […]
LIVE UPDATES: The Russian Air Force has reportedly struck ISIS-held areas for the first time since bombing began on September 30. However the majority of settlements struck by bombs over the last 24 hours lie outside ISIS-controlled territory. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Russian Major General Lists […]
The Assad regime in Syria is broke. That was the consensus of every expert, and resident, more than one year ago. American officials noted that the regime was struggling to find a way to print currency, and that by July of last year the regime had spent more than half of its sovereign wealth fund. […]
The Russian government, and the Russian state media, have had a tough few weeks. The United Nations released their report on the August 21st chemical weapons attack in Damascus, Syria. While the UN mission in Syria did not allow the investigators to say who used chemical weapons, the team investigating the incident was able to unearth […]