Palmyra

Russia worried over Israel#039s strikes in Syria

Russia worried over Israel's strikes in Syria

The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Israel's Ambassador to Moscow Gary Koren to protest an Israeli military strike near the Syrian city of Palmyra, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov …

Russian sappers discover over 120 explosive devices in Syria’s Palmyra

Russian sappers discover over 120 explosive devices in Syria’s Palmyra

Russian sappers began demining the historical part and residential quarters in Syria’s Palmyra. Within the first day of their work they found more than 120 explosive devices and two ammunition depots, Colonel Valery …

 Russia plays key role in offensive to liberate Palmyra

Russia plays key role in offensive to liberate Palmyra

Russian aviation and Special Operations forces have made a considerable contribution to the defeat of ISIS near Palmyra," the head of the Main Operations Department at Russia’s General Staff, Lieutenant-General, Sergei …

Moscow ready for new participants to join Astana process

Moscow ready for new participants to join Astana process

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Including Syrian armed opposition groups

Russia-backed Syrian army completely liberates Palmyra from Daesh

Russia-backed Syrian army completely liberates Palmyra from Daesh

The Syrian Army, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, has completed the operation to liberate the historic city of Palmyra from Daesh terrorists, according to the Kremlin spokesman citing Russian Defense Minister Sergei …

Syrian forces re-enter historic part of Palmyra

Syrian forces re-enter historic part of Palmyra

Syrian government forces battling the Daesh group re-entered Palmyra on Thursday in their quest to again take the historic town they had lost to the militants in December, Associated Press reported citing state media. The SANA news …

Syrian government forces capture Palmyra citadel from Daesh

Syrian government forces capture Palmyra citadel from Daesh

Syrian government forces along with their allies have recaptured Palmyra citadel from Daesh on Wednesday, securing complete control of the firing range over the city of Palmyra, Sputnik reports. The government forces also took …

Syrian army destroys ISIS bomb-loaded vehicles near Palmyra

Syrian army destroys ISIS bomb-loaded vehicles near Palmyra

The Syrian army destroyed bomb-loaded armored vehicles, which the ISIS militants planned to use against the army positions near Palmyra, an informed source said. "At least two bomb-loaded armored vehicles with suicide attackers …

Daesh suffers more setbacks as the Syrian Army advances on Palmyra

Daesh suffers more setbacks as the Syrian Army advances on Palmyra

Daesh setbacks continued on Friday, as the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Hezbollah advanced further east towards the ancient city of Palmyra, Al-Masdar reports. Led by their 5th Legion, the Syrian Arab Army stormed the Al-Kalaabiyah …

ISIS carrying explosives to Palmyra

ISIS carrying explosives to Palmyra

ISIS militants plan to deliver explosives to Syria’s Palmyra in order to inflict maximum damage on architectural landmarks before leaving the city, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "While the Syrian troops have been …

What does Security Council expect from Astana?

What does Security Council expect from Astana?

Security Council Welcomes Astana Talks on Syria

ISIS destroy Palmyra#039s Roman hitheatre

ISIS destroy Palmyra's Roman amphitheatre

ISIS have destroyed part of the Roman amphitheatre in the ancient city of Palmyra, Syrian officials have confirmed. Syria’s antiquities chief, Maamoun Abdulkarim, said ISIS had demolished the Tetrapylon and …

Daesh plans to blow up Palmyra’s historical sites

Daesh plans to blow up Palmyra’s historical sites

Daesh is bringing large amounts of explosives to Palmyra, apparently with the aim to wipe out historical monuments in that city, Head of the Main Operations Department of Russia’s General Staff Lieutenant-General Sergey Rudskoy …

Syrian army repels massive Daesh attack on T4 base near Palmyra

Syrian army repels massive Daesh attack on T4 base near Palmyra

Syrian army units and loyal militias stationed at the Tiyas T4 airbase to the west of Palmyra have repelled a massive attack by Daesh militants, a militia source said Saturday. On Monday, Palmyra was recaptured by Daesh months …

Putin reveals real cause of Palmyra events

Putin reveals real cause of Palmyra events

The situation in Palmyra is a result of discordant actions of the US-led coalition, Syrian authorities and Russia, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said.  "Everything that happens in Palmyra is the result …

Syrian army stabilizes situation near Palmyra with Russian air group support

Syrian army stabilizes situation near Palmyra with Russian air group support

Syrian troops have returned the situation in the area of Palmyra to stability with Russian air support and are getting ready for a counter-offensive, the deputy chief of the Russian General Staff’s main operations directorate, …

Assad explains why ISIS attacked Palmyra

Assad explains why ISIS attacked Palmyra

ISIS terrorist group has attacked Palmyra in response to a successful advance of the Syrian government army in Aleppo, the Syrian President Bashar Assad said. "Because ISIS, if you look at the timing of their …

Russia to design virtual tour of Palmyra before ISIS-inflicted damage

Russia to design virtual tour of Palmyra before ISIS-inflicted damage

Russian archeologists plan to produce in 2017 a virtual tour of the antique compound of monuments in Palmyra before destruction of the latter by units of the ISIS terrorists in 2015, the Deputy Director of the St Petersburg-based Institute for …

 Syrian military controls 98% of Aleppo (VIDEO)

Syrian military controls 98% of Aleppo (VIDEO)

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The Syrian government forces have regained full control over 98% of Aleppo territory, the Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation said. …

Mikhail Remizov: The capture of Syria’s Palmyra is a response to Russia for Aleppo’’

Mikhail Remizov: "The capture of Syria’s Palmyra is a response to Russia for Aleppo’’

The President of the Institute of National Strategy on the causes and consequences of the attack on Palmyra

Palmyra was attacked by five thousand terrorists, Defense Ministry reports

Palmyra was attacked by five thousand terrorists, Defense Ministry reports

The attack on Syrian Palmyra was carried out more than 5 thousand militants, who completely surrounded the city, official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major-General Igor Konashenkov said. "The …

Syrian army trying to regain control of Palmyra

The Syrian Army has moved to the suburbs of Palmyra and is fighting ISIS, the governor of the Homs Province Governor Talal Barazi said. The decision was made in light of the enemy's "superior forces". …

Daesh captures Palmyra castle

Daesh captures Palmyra castle

Fighters of Daesh group have captured Palmyra castle overlooking the ancient city in eastern Syria, a news agency affiliated to the militants said on Sunday, CBC reports. Heavy Russian air strikes had pushed back the …

Russian bombardment forces Daesh out of Palmyra

Russian bombardment forces Daesh out of Palmyra

Russian airstrikes have forced Daesh fighters from the centre of the Unesco world heritage city of Palmyra in Syria, hours after they had attempted to retake it, The Guardian reports. The Russian attack forced the militants to …

Daesh suffers heavy casualties in failed offensive north of Palmyra

Daesh suffers heavy casualties in failed offensive north of Palmyra

Daesh launched a large-scale offensive in the northeastern countryside of Homs on Thursday, targeting the Syrian Arab Army's (SAA) defenses near the desert village of Huwaysis and the Jazal Mountains located north of Palmyra, Al-Masdar …

Russian State Duma official killed in Syria

Russian State Duma official killed in Syria

Former assistant of the State Duma deputy from LDPR Mikhail Degtyarev, 38-year-old Sergey Morozov, was killed in Syria, media reported. The tragedy happened on March 9th. Morozov was killed when he fell …

From the Renaissance to contemporary policy

From the Renaissance to contemporary policy

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Veronika Krasheninnikova about the role of humanism in the struggle against barbarism and aggression

Russia strikes Daesh targets in Syria

Russia strikes Daesh targets in Syria

Six Russian Tu-22M3 long-range strategic bombers strike Daesh targets in Syria's Palmyra, Arak, As Sukhnah and At Tawbah, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "On July 21, six Tu-22M3 long-range strategic bombers conducted …

Germany#039s Foreign Ministery: it is possible to restore Palmyra through international cooperation

Germany's Foreign Ministery: it is possible to restore Palmyra through international cooperation

The state Secretary at the Germany's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maria Boehmer, said during the opening ceremony of the international expert conference in Berlin on restoration problems of the UNESCO cultural heritage in …

Russian sappers have demined 8,500 buildings in Syria’s Palmyra

Russian sappers have demined 8,500 buildings in Syria’s Palmyra

Russian sappers have cleared of mines and ammunition 8,500 buildings and facilities in the Syrian ancient city of Palmyra that was liberated from the Daesh militants, chief of the engineer troops of the Russian Armed Forces Yuri …