US Officials Say Russia Preparing For Aleppo Offensive As Syria ‘Ceasefire’ Collapses

April 20, 2016

US officials have told the Wall Street Journal that Russian artillery units have been deployed near Aleppo as the ‘cessation of hostilities’ that came into partial effect in February collapses with major civilian casualties due to regime air strikes.

Putin in Syria: Russian Air Force Working Closely With Syrian And Iranian Militaries In Attacks On Rebels

October 19, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: Russian jets continue to strike rebel positions near Aleppo and Homs, with signs today of close coordination with both the Syrian regime and Iran. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Russian Airstrikes Targeting Hospitals, First In Idlib And Now In Aleppo 2015-10-19 16:54:48 Some of the […]

Putin in Syria: Regime And Iranian Forces Move On Aleppo, Supported By Russian Air Strikes

October 16, 2015

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 […]

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 […]