General Staff of Russia

 Russia to eliminate Jabhat al-Nusra next year

An effort to eliminate members of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group in Syria will be completed in 2018, the chief of the Russian General Staff, Army Gen. Valery Gerasimov, said. Gerasimov said that next year’s …

Massive militant attack on Syria's Idlib

About 9000 terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra group seek to take control of Syria’s Idlib province to disrupt the creation of a de-escalation zone there, the head of the Russian General Staff’s Main Department Igor …

Victory over ISIS in Syria is close

Syria’s Aleppo Governorate has been fully liberated from ISIS terrorists (the group outlawed in Russia), the chief of the main operations department of Russia’s General Staff, Sergey Rudskoy, said. "The …

Russia ready for full-scale dialogue with NATO

Russia is open to the restoration of full-scale dialogue with NATO on the basis of equality, trust and constructiveness, Russian Chief of General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov said at the 6th Moscow conference on international …

 Russia to host next SCO 'Peace Mission' drills

Russia will host the next Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) joint anti-terror exercises dubbed Peace Mission in 2018, the deputy chief of the General Staff Sergei Istrakov said Tuesday. "It was decided …

Russia may use force in Syria for sake of peace

Russia is ready to use military force starting March 22 against the armed groups violating Syria’s ceasefire if it gets no US response to its proposals on controlling the ceasefire regime, the Head of the Main Operational Directorate of the …