Russia and Syria

Russian soldier killed in Syria’s Hasakah

A Russian soldier was killed and three more wounded when their armored vehicle exploded hitting a mine in the Syrian region of Al Hasakah, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. "On June 9, when inspecting the patrol route …

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, reports. The crew of the Mi-35 helicopter was promptly delivered to the airfield by the search and rescue …

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 …

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. …

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 …