Russia and Syria

Russian helicopter makes emergency landing in Syria

A Russian helicopter made an emergency landing in Syria, RIA Novosti informed with reference to the Ministry of Defense, News.am reports. The crew of the Mi-35 helicopter was promptly delivered to the airfield by the search and rescue …

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Russia, Turkey and Iran make statement on Syria

Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to continue cooperation aimed at eliminating terrorists of the ISIS and Al-Nusra Front groups (outlawed in Russia) in Syria. In their joint statement after the 15th international meeting on Syria in …

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Terrorists still pose threat in Syria, Putin says

Militants in Syria still pose a terrorist threat, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in the film "No room for error. Christmas visit to Damascus", a fragment of which was shown on the air of the Russia-1 TV channel. …

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Syria agrees to let Russia expand Hmeimim air base

Syrian authorities have agreed to give Russia additional land and coastal waters in order to expand its military air base at Hmeimim, a Russian government document published on Wednesday showed, Reuters reports. The agreement, signed by …

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Russian general killed in Syria explosion

An improvised roadside bomb exploded 15 km from the city of Deir ez-Zor when a Russian military convoy was returning to its base after a humanitarian mission on August 18, the ministry’s press office said. "Three Russian …

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Russian children evacuated from Syria

A plane of the Russian Defense Ministry has evacuated 26 Russian children from Syria, the press service of Russian children’s rights commissioner Anna Kuznetsova told reporters. The plane successfully landed at Chkalovsky …

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Russia's embassy confirms delivery of MiG-29 to Syria

Russia's Embassy in Syria confirmed the delivery of Russian-made MiG-29 fighter jets to the Arab republic. "The Syrian army has received the second batch of MiG-29 from Russia within the framework of defense cooperation …

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Putin speaks to Assad about new Idlib agreement

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad expressed his gratitude to Russian President Vladimir Putin for his great support in combating terrorist groups and the efforts made to guarantee Syria’s sovereignty, during a telephone conversation between …

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