Tag: Russian air force

As Jets Kill Civilians At Refugee Camp, Russia Hosts Slick Propaganda Concert In Palmyra

May 6, 2016

As Russia held a classical concert to celebrate their capture of Palmyra, at least 30 civilians were killed, either by Syrian or Russian air force jets, at a refugee camp near the Turkish border.

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. […]

Five Hospitals And Two Schools Hit By Suspected Russian Airstrikes In Syria

February 15, 2016

Live Updates: Three hospitals in rebel-held areas of Syria have been struck this morning, causing heavy civilian casualties. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. From Ukraine To Amsterdam To Syria, Vladimir Putin Is Running This Poker Table 2016-02-15 19:37:22 Our latest analysis of Russia’s strategy in Ukraine, Syria, […]

As Pressure Mounts On Aleppo, Russia Conducts Air Strikes Across Syria

February 5, 2016

Live Updates: Thousands of people are trying to flee the north of the Aleppo region into Turkey as fighting rages between rebel fighters and pro-regime forces. Meanwhile Russian jets have conducted air strikes on rebel-held settlements across the country. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. The World Is […]

Putin in Syria: Russian Response To Downing Of Jet Hardens

November 25, 2015

The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Russian Jets Reportedly Bomb Aid Convoy Near Turkish Border 2015-11-25 17:55:17 The Turkish IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation reports that an aid convoy has been bombed, reportedly by Russian jets, in the Syrian border town of Azaz. fetching tweet… fetching tweet… While the […]

Putin in Syria: Turkish Jets Shoot Down Russian Bomber

November 24, 2015

The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Russian General Staff Complain Turkey Has Violated Syria’s Air Space 2015-11-24 18:45:00 Russian media has just announced that Turkey has violated Syria’s air space. Gazeta.ru reports┬áciting RIA.ru that the Russian General Staff has stated (translation by The Interpreter): Radar reconnaissance at the […]

Putin in Syria: Rebels Continue To Advance In Hama Province

November 6, 2015

Syrian rebels are continuing to push back regime forces in the Hama province. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Rebels Continue To Advance In Hama Province 2015-11-06 15:54:20 Rebel fighters have continued to make gains in the north of the Hama province following the seizure of Morek on […]

Putin in Syria: Rebels Retake Hama Town Of Morek Despite Month Of Russian Air Strikes

November 5, 2015

Syrian rebels have retaken the town of Morek in the Hama province. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. NATO Commander Says Russia Is Not A Partner, Russia Is A Threat 2015-11-05 19:41:14 We’ve known a simple fact since the start of Russia’s air campaign in Syria — bombing […]