Tag: MANPADS

Russian Air Force Begins Withdrawal From Syria, But Will Keep ‘Striking Terrorist Targets’

March 15, 2016

Live Updates: The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. “Russia is Leaving Syria in Order to Stay” – How The Russian Media Views Today’s News 2016-03-15 17:29:02 There has been a lot of analysis and speculation around President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that he is withdrawing Russian forces from Syria. […]

Putin Says Russia Will Begin To Withdraw Its Forces From Syria

March 14, 2016

Live Updates: The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Putin Declares ‘Mission Accomplished,’ Orders Air Force To Begin Withdrawal From Syria 2016-03-14 17:49:24 Interfax reports that President Vladimir Putin has ordered that that the Russian Air Force begin withdrawing most of its assets from Syria tomorrow. At a meeting […]

Putin in Syria: Turkey Complains After Russian Sailor Shoulders Missile Launcher In The Bosphorus

December 7, 2015

The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Turkey Complains After Russian Sailor Shoulders Missile Launcher In The Bosphorus 2015-12-07 16:13:14 The Turkish government complained this morning that the Russian military had conducted a “provocation” after a sailor was photographed wielding an anti-aircraft missile in a firing position aboard a […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 151: Who Shot Down MH17?

July 18, 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 […]

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Stalemate or Forced Stagnation in Ukraine

June 26, 2014

As the world’s focus has suddenly shifted to the spiraling abyss that is the Levant in the Middle East, the situation in the Ukraine continues down its slide towards civil war, where progress by Kiev is met just as quickly with setback. Things were starting to look up for Ukraine, they had just elected a […]

Ukraine Liveblog Day 104: Klitschko Receives Cool Reception on Maidan

June 1, 2014

Here is a brief summary of today’s events. We will be back tomorrow with full coverage. 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. An interactive […]