Putin reveals units deployed to Syria - IHS Jane's 360

A still from a video released by an Islamic State media organisation on 17 March shows a suppressed AK-74 that was purportedly taken from a Russian soldier killed west of Tadmur. Source: Amaq. President Vladimir Putin confirmed on 17 March that Russian ...

Russia may use force against Syria truce violators, US warned - Press TV

Russia warns the US that it may resort to the use of force against those parties that refuse to honor the ceasefire in Syria. In a statement on Monday, Sergei Rudskoi, the head of the Main Operative Department of the Russian General Staff, said Moscow ...

Learning From Vladimir - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

American strategists might learn a thing or two from Russia's in-and-out Syrian war. By. Bret Stephens. Bret Stephens. The Wall Street Journal. BiographyBret Stephens · @StephensWSJ · Bret.Stephens@wsj.com. March 21, 2016 7:12 p.m. ET. Vladimir Putin's ...

Did Russia Win in Syria? - The National Interest Online

That the Russian bombing campaign in Syria continues is a subtle acknowledgment that its military objectives have yet to be achieved. While it is clear that Russian intervention helped turn the tides of war in the Assad regime's favor, it is also ...

Moscow may unilaterally use force on Syrian ceasefire violators from March 22 – General Staff - RT

From March 22, Russia may begin to unilaterally employ military force against groups “systematically” violating the truce deal on the cessation of hostilities in Syria if the US does not do its part to control the situation, the General Staff announced ...

Putin left important military tasks 'unfinished' in Syria, and it shows that he is 'at the top of his game' - Business Insider

Russian President Vladimir Putin stunned the world last week when he announced that Moscow would be withdrawing "the main part" of its military presence in Syria four months after entering the war on behalf of embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Retreat of Islamic State (ISIS-Daesh) Forces in Syria and Iraq… Towards a Permanent Russian Military Presence in ... - Center for Research on Globalization

They Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the National Defense Forces (NDF) are continuing operations in the province of Latakia. On Mar.20, the Syrian forces repelled al-Nusra attempts to capture the village of al-Soucha. Since the partly departure of Russian ...

Russia, with an eye on US, threatens to bomb Syrian cease-fire violators - Washington Post

MOSCOW — Russia warned on Monday that it was prepared to act unilaterally in Syria against groups that it said were breaking the cease-fire there, injecting a volatile new element into a conflict that has been calmer in recent weeks. Russia's Defense ...

There may be a lot of reasons Putin changed Russia's Syria policy, but showing up Obama is probably not one of them - Washington Post

In the Thunderdome of political narcissism that is the U.S. presidential election, it is perhaps unsurprising that the first question pundits asked when Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia's withdrawal from Syria was: Did Obama just get ...