Russia and Syria

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Syria uses troops in new way, Gerasimov says

The humanitarian operation in Syria is a new way to use the Armed Forces formations, the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov said at the general meeting of the Academy of …

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 …

 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 …

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 …

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 …