Russia and Syria

Putin hosts talks with Erdogan in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the Syrian issue with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi. During the meeting, Putin said that he is certain the summit in Sochi will give a fresh impetus to …

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 Syrian soldier killed in Aleppo

A Syrian soldier was killed and another was wounded when militants opened fire from the Idlib de-escalation zone, the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria, Lieutenant General Sergei …

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Jabhat al-Nusra militants attack Idlib zone

Two militant groups of the terrorist organization Jabhat al-Nusra (outlawed in Russia) attacked Syria’s forces in the Idlib de-escalation zone, head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for the Opposing Sides in Syria Lieutenant General …

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Ingushetia's military policemen escorted to Syria

Today, the military police battalion from Ingushetia went to the fourth trip to Syria to perform special tasks, the head of the republic Yunus-Bek Yevkurov wrote on Instagram. “It’s not for the first time that our guys are …

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 Russian and Iranian diplomats discuss Syria

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin and Special Presidential Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev have held talks with senior aide to the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi …

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 Iranian diplomat to discuss Syria in Moscow

  Senior Aide to the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari has arrived to Moscow to take part in consultations with Russian representatives on January 9-10, the Iranian Embassy in Russia said. …

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U.S. Senate blocks bill on new anti-Russia sanctions

The U.S. Senate have prevented consideration of a bill on new sanctions against Moscow and Tehran over helping the Syrian government. The bill called 'Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act' seeks to …

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Kadyrov Foundation distributes ton of bread in Etbaa

Over the past day, more than 1000 people returned to Syria from Lebanon and Jordan, the Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring reported. It clarifies that the majority of those returned …

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Russia managed to save Assad as president, London says

Britain is resigned to Syrian President Bashar al Assad remaining in power and Russia gaining a new sphere of influence in the region, the foreign secretary has signalled, Sky News reports. But, speaking exclusively to Sky News, Jeremy …

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