Russia and Syria

Russia and Turkey discuss development of situation in Syria

Russian-Turkish consultations were held in Ankara yesterday, one of the main topics of which was the development of the situation in Syria, as well as the early formation and launch of a constitutional committee to ensure a stable and effective …

Russian, Syrian troops free almost 20 ISIS captives

Syrian troops supported by Russian military officers have freed 19 ISIS hostages, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "On November 8, 2018, Syrian forces carried out a carefully planned special operation under the guidance of …

Young woman killed in militant shelling of Aleppo

A woman was killed and another one was injured in shelling by militants of the Syrian city of Aleppo, the head of the Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation, Lt. Gen. Vladimir Savchenko said. "Shelling of …

Putin appoints new Russia's ambassador to Syria

Alexander Yefimov was appointed as Russian Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Syria. The Russian President Vladimir Putin’s order was published on the official portal of legal information. …

U.S. carried out first attack on Russian army

The drones that attacked Russia’s Khmeymim airbase in Syria were operated from the U.S. Poseidon-8 reconnaissance plane, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin said. "Thirteen drones …

U.S. carries out air strikes on Syrian village

The U.S.-led international coalition delivered air strikes on a village in eastern Syria’s Deir ez-Zor, the SANA news agency said. Several deaths and injuries among the civilian population have been reported. The air …