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Russia Arms Syria

Syria and the Monarchs: A Perfect Storm

Conn Hallinan | Posted 08.25.2013 | World
Conn Hallinan

While the Syrian civil war started over the Assad regime's brutality, it has morphed into a proxy war between Syria, Iran, Russia, and Iraq on one side, and the U.S., France, Britain, Israel, Turkey and the monarchies of the Gulf Cooperation Council on the other.

Israel Minister Warns Russia Against Arming Syria

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.28.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's defense chief said Tuesday a Russian plan to supply sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles to Syria was a "threat" and signal...

Russia Defends Arms Shipments To Syria

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- Russia's foreign minister has defended his country's sales of antiaircraft systems to Syria, insisting they are not banned by intern...

Trader: Russian Arms Will Keep Flowing To Assad

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Russia will keep supplying weapons to Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime despite the country's escalating civil war, the head of Ru...

Russian Ships To Drop Off Munitions For Syria: Report

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Two Russian ships heading for a naval exercise off Syria this month are picking up munition...

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...