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Russia's Propaganda About Fighting Terror Just Suffered A Big Blow

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 05.16.2016 | World

WASHINGTON -- The last time he visited the U.S., in September of 2015, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought the ideal message for war-weary observ...

U.S. Slams Russia For Assad's 'Red Carpet Welcome'

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.21.2015 | World

ON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE, Oct 21 (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday slammed Russia for its "red carpet" treatment of Syrian President Bashar al-As...

Vladimir Putin Wants A New UN Resolution To Fight ISIS His Way

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 09.28.2015 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- Russia plans to soon introduce a United Nations Security Council resolution that would aim to reshape the global fight against the I...

Vladimir Putin Wants To Fight All 'Terror' In Syria -- Except His Brutal Buddy Bashar Assad

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 09.28.2015 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- The international community must stand behind Syria's government to undermine the Islamic State group, Russian President Vladimir V....

Will Putin Exchange Donbass for Syria?

Georgy Bovt | Posted 09.17.2015 | World
Georgy Bovt

MOSCOW -- Will Syria become a second Afghanistan for Russia? Is it wise for Russia to intervene in that conflict? Rumors are circulating that Moscow is planning a face-saving maneuver whereby it gradually "hands over" the Donbass in fulfillment of the Minsk agreement while aiding the U.S.-led anti-Islamic State coalition in Syria to get back on good terms with the West. The plan sounds good in theory, but it looks unfeasible in practice.

REPORT: Small Number Of Russian Troops Join Combat In Syria

Reuters | Benjamin Hart | Posted 09.09.2015 | World

Russian forces have begun participating in military operations in Syria in support of government troops, three Lebanese sources familiar with the poli...

Putin: 'Utter Nonsense' For Assad To Use Chemical Weapons

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday it would be "utter nonsense" for the Syrian government to...

The S-Word Looms Over G8 Talks

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

By Roberta Rampton and Alexei Anishchuk ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 17 (Reuters) - Western leaders rebuked Russian President V...

Russia Denies Talks On Post-Assad Syria

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW, June 15 (Reuters) - Russia is not discussing plans for a Syrian political transformation following the exit of...

Russia Allegedly Supplying Syria With Arms

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

* Rights group had been tracking the ship * Group says Russian ship turned transponder off (Adds details, refusal to disclose cargo...