The helicopter crashed near Saraqib in the Idlib province, southwest of Aleppo.
Tag: Russian support for Bashar al Assad
At the end of last week, President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is to visit the Kremlin at the beginning of August. This will be Erdoğan’s first face-to-face meeting with his Russian counterpart since September 2015. Relations between the two countries, which had been fraying over the course […]
This month has seen President Vladimir Putin announcing the withdrawal of the “main part” of the Russian military deployment in Syria and confirming the deaths of five servicemen during the campaign that began on September 30, with the death of another reported independently. But while the Kremlin is presenting this as “mission accomplished,” the military operation is […]
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. […]