Russia and Syria

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Putin doubts Turkey to be able to contain ISIS in Syria

Turkey may not be able to contain militants from the ISIS terror group (outlawed in Russia) active in northern Syria while conducting a military operation in the region, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the …

Lavrov: Russia to push for Ankara-Damascus dialogue 

Russia plans to push for dialogue between the Syrian and Turkish governments following an incursion by Turkish troops into Syria, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, RIA Novosti reported. Turkish President …

War in Syria has ended

Syria is returning to peace, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Trud newspaper, adding that only separate hotbeds of tension remain in the republic, TASS reports. "The Syrian war has …

Syrian wind turning against Turkey

Turkey is coming to realise that the Syrian wind is turning against it as Damascus, backed by Moscow, has demonstrated its willingness to do everything to eliminate the armed opposition in northwestern province of Idlib, wrote former Turkish …