war in Syria

Russia says Turkey is its very important partner

Russia appreciates Turkey's will to look for compromise even in difficult situations, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. "Naturally, Turkey is a very important partner of the Russian Federation, it is a …

Five Russians held near Turkey's border with Syria

Turkish security forces caught five Russian and one Libyan national near the border with Syria when they were trying to enter the country illegally, the National Defense Ministry said. "Our border guards stationed in Hatay’s …

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. …

Three Russian servicemen injured in Idlib

Three Russian military police officers received slight injuries in Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone on Tuesday when the armored vehicle they were travelling in was hit by an anti-tank missile, deputy head of the Russian Center for …

Russia reinforces Syria's Ain Issa

Russia said it had sent more military police to an area in northern Syria where fighters backed by Turkey have clashed with Kurdish forces near a strategic highway patrolled by Russian and Turkish troops. The deployment comes ahead of …