Russia underplayed losses in recapture of Syria's Palmyra – media
Russia's force in Syria has suffered losses since late January more than three times higher than the official toll, according to evidence gathered by Reuters, a tally that shows the fight in Syria is tougher and more costly than the Kremlin has disclosed.
Media: Russian soldier from private company died in Syria
The Russian Internet publication Fontanka reports that Alexander Sagaydak, a 45-year-old Russian citizen who took part in military operations as part of a "private military company," was killed in Syria in February 2017.
Media: Russia tries contract soldier who served in Syria over loss of military property
Russian contractor Artem Hilko, who served in Syria in one of the units of the Taman Motorized Rifle Division, has become a person of interest in a court case, reported Kommersant daily.
The Kremlin confirms that Putin and Erdogan discussed coordinating military action in Syria
The Presidents of The Russian Federation and Turkey - Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan - are in negotiations regarding the question of coordination of military actions in Syria, as reported by RIA Novosti citing the press secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov.
Media: Turkish Army attacked Assad’s troops
Turkish armed forces, with the support of the Free Syrian Army, shelled the Syrian border guards at the western part of the city of Manbij, reported the Arabic edition of Al-Masdar.
Conflict Intelligence Team: Russian spy died in Syria
On March 5, the wife of a Russian soldier Artem Gorbunov commented on a vk.com social network post detailing the recapture of Palmyra, saying her husband was killed in an ambush in Syria on March 2. This was reported on the Conflict Intelligence Team’s page in Facebook.
Russia is ready to discuss the creation of safe zones in Syria with the US
The Kremlin is ready to discuss creation of a safe zones in Syria with the USA, however any such plan must be agreed upon with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a press conference in Moscow on February 22, reported Radio Liberty.
In Syria And Ukraine, Russia Positions Itself As Solution To Problems It Created
The world is becoming ever more tumultuous. But amid the general storm one country can be relied upon to maintain a sanguine -- and sanguinary -- course: Vladimir Putin's Russia.
Russian military vehicle blown up in Syria killing four military advisors
According to Russia’s Ministry of defense, in Syria, a military vehicle was blown up by a remotely operated device killing four Russian military advisors.
Russia deploys police battalion to Syria from Ingushetia
The Russian Ministry of Defense has deployed a military police battalion to Syria from Ingushetia, the head of the Republic, Yunus-bek Yevkurov, stated, RIA Novosti reported.
Russian troops in Syria mistakenly attacked the Turkish military
Russian troops in Syria mistakenly carried out an air strike on the Turkish military. As a result, three Turkish soldiers were killed and 11 injured, according to the Turkish General Staff. The incident took place on Thursday, February 9, near the town of Al-Bab, where active hostilities are taking place. Both sides have started internal investigations in connection with the case.
Three Turkish troops killed by Russian air strike in Syria
An airstrike delivered by the Russian Air Forces killed three servicemen of the Turkish Army. Anotehr eleven were wounded. The incident took place in El-Bab, Syria, as Turkey and Russia jointly performed the Operation Euphrates Shield against the ISIS. Hurriyet reported that with the reference to the HQ of the Turkish military.
Russian newspaper has estimated the cost of the aircraft carrier campaign in Syria to be $170 million
The trip of the Admiral Kuznetsov Russian aircraft carrier and a group of ships led by her to join the Russian Air Force in Syria cost Russia at least 7.5 billion rubles, as was reported by RBC.
Strelkov: The Kremlin found a way to conceal military losses in Syria
The former Minister of Defense of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Igor Strelkov (aka Igor Girkin), while commenting on a post by a LiveJournal blogger in which the blogger expressed surprise of non-existent losses of Russian military in Syria, pointed out the usage of mobile cremation chambers by the Russian military.
80% of Russian air strikes in Syria were not directed against the Islamic State
The German tabloid Bild reports that the overwhelming majority of Russian air strikes in Syria were not aimed at Islamic State targets, according to data from the Munich Security Conference of 2016.
'Signs of full support': Syrian opposition got armored vehicles from Washington
Syrian rebels claim new U.S. administration supplied them armored vehicles.
Daily Sabah: Syrian leader Al-Assad in critical condition due to ischemic stroke
His condition is critical, president of Syria was taken to hospital, according to media, reported by 112 TV channel.
Israel carried out several airstrikes in Syria, destroying military airport - video of explosions
Syria has accused Israel of bombarding an area west of Damascus, with reports of a military airport being hit, reported Unian.
Russia starting to downsize its forces in Syria - aircraft carrier 'Admiral Kuznetsov' first to leave
Russia's Defense Ministry has started cutting the grouping of forces in Syria in accordance with the decree by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russia's General Staff Chief Valery Gerasimov said on Friday.
CIA Director John Brennan: Putin tends to flex muscles and rebuked Russia of 'scorched earth policy' in Syria
CIA Director John Brennan accused Russia of having a “scorched earth policy” in Syria, which had led to the death of thousands of civilians.
Russia, Iran and Turkey will divide Syria into zones of influence
It is reported that Syria's President Bashar al-Assad could remain President another several years
Turkey and Russia reached an agreement to stop fire in Syria from midnight
Reached agreement aimed at ceasefire in Syria should come into effect at midnight.
A flight data recorder from crashed Russian plane showed the possible reason of catastrophe and pilot`s last words
Data recorder information points to technical fault. According to it the possible reason of plane falling was in faulty wing flaps.
Cost of the war: What sums Russia is spending on war campaign in Syria?
​The Russian media has learned how expensive the Kremlin's war in Syria is.
'Carnage in the UN': Russian envoy Vitaly Churkin called Samantha Power "Mother Teresa", while U.S. counterpart named the liberation of Aleppo the 'modern evil'
US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power attacked Russia, Iran and Damascus for alleged "carnage" in Aleppo equating the countries' efforts to liberate the city to the Rwandan genocide. Russian envoy Vitaly Churkin's asked Power to stop pretending to be "Mother Teresa" and remember the role the US played in the Syrian crisis.
IS militants showed enormous stores of weapons in captured Russian base in Palmyra - video of tanks, storming Syrian positions
The Islamic States militants gained huge salvage from abandoned Russian base
Syrian forces are taking full control over Aleppo - Reuters
Rebel forces have been practically driven from Aleppo, source say
Russian servicemen fired for refusing to fight in Syria, despite additional payments and other benefits
12 Chechen soldiers allegedly fired for refusing to go to Syria, but there are enough volunteers despite that, a source says.
The only Russian aircraft carrier 'Admiral Kuznetsov' lost the second jet in three weeks - this time Su-33
Another Russian warplane from the Admiral Kuznetsov allegedly plunged into the sea, the second one in three weeks. Another jet has crashed in the Mediterranian Sea from the Admiral Kuznetsov, the only Russian aircraft carrier, The Aviationist news outlet reports on Monday.
Two Russian female nurses killed after shelling of hospital in Aleppo - video showed the moment of firing
Second casualty in Russian medical personnel after today's shelling in Aleppo has been revealed.