Tag: Tartus

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 in Syria

September 17, 2015

Over the last few days there have been numerous reports that the Kremlin is deploying military force to prop up the Assad regime in Syria, under the pretence of combating ISIS. The Interpreter will now cover these developments on a daily basis on our Putin in Syria blog.   The Russian Military Intervention In Syria So Far […]

Sighting of R-166-0.5 Signals Vehicle Affirms Inflow of Russian Military into Syria

September 16, 2015

This is a cross-post from Oryx Blog: The past few days have seen a steep increase of evidence revealing the true extent of direct military involvement by the Russian military on the ground in Syria. The sighting of recently delivered Russian UAVs and Russian BTR-82A infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) in addition to sound fragments confirming […]