Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed that Dmitry Utkin, founder of the Wagner private military company was present at the Kremlin for the Fatherland Heroes’ Day military awards ceremony on December 9, 2016.
Tag: Russian troops in Syria
The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Syrian Rebels Advance South of Aleppo: Fight Hezbollah and Iraqi Militias 2015-11-23 22:51:04 Jaesh al Fattah, a major rebel group backed by the United States, has seemingly struck a major victory today in southern Aleppo province. fetching tweet… fetching tweet… fetching tweet… […]
The Syrian rebels, in what appears to be a joint operation between several Free Syrian Army (FSA) brigades, have captured an important Syrian Army installation overlooking to town of Al Harra (or Tal Harra), in Daraa province (map). The capture of the base would be significant news in and of itself. The base towers above […]
The Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ahmed Üzümcü, issued a statement saying that Russia will provide a large number of armored trucks to participate in the operation to remove Syrian chemical warfare agents. The operation to transport chemical weapons to the port of Latakia will involve, inter alia, […]