• Hmeimim airbase in Syria
    Last update: 05:58 16.03.2016
    05:58 16.03.2016

    Russian Involvement Changed Syria Dynamic ‘in Large Way’ - US Senator

    The overall conditions in Syria have been changed dramatically as a result of Russia’s nearly six month military campaign, US Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker told Sputnik.

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  • Russian servicemen at Hmeimim airbase in Syria
    Last update: 04:50 16.03.2016
    04:50 16.03.2016

    Russia's Syria Pullout Pressures Damascus to Commit to Peace Talks - Syrian Opposition

    Russia's decision to withdraw its airgroup from Syria is putting pressure on the official Damascus to commit fully to the political transition, Syrian opposition figure and founder of the Organization for Democracy and Freedom in Syria, Ribal Assad told Sputnik.

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  • Syrian troops ride on a pickup truck with a mounted machine gun on a road near Latakia in Syria, March 2, 2016
    Last update: 01:07 16.03.2016
    01:07 16.03.2016

    Russia to Play Key Role in Future Syria Peace Process After Pullout – EU Parliamentarian

    Russia will continue playing a crucial role in the Syrian reconciliation process after the withdrawal of its Aerospace Forces from the Arab republic, a member of the European Parliament told Sputnik Tuesday.

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  • Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bombers hit terrorists in Syria
    Last update: 01:01 16.03.2016
    01:01 16.03.2016

    Russia’s Withdrawal From Syria May Influence EU Thinking on Sanctions - US Senator

    Russia’s decision to withdraw its air group from Syria may impact European Union (EU) leaders’ views on whether to renew sanctions against Moscow in June, US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker told Sputnik.

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  • Syrian Army with support of Russian military aviation takes control over village of Gmam, Latakia Province
    Last update: 00:30 16.03.2016
    00:30 16.03.2016

    Russia Proves Syria’s Reliable Ally Before Withdrawal - US Senator

    Russian President Vladimir Putin proved to be a reliable ally of the Syrian government, accomplishing Moscow’s goals before withdrawing its armed forces, US Senator Mike Rounds told Sputnik on Tuesday.

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  • Youth walk under an Islamic State flag in Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, near the port-city of Sidon, southern Lebanon January 19, 2016
    Last update: 22:51 15.03.2016
    22:51 15.03.2016

    US Unaware of Airstrikes in Syria Violating Ceasefire in Last 24 Hours

    The airstrikes in Syria conducted over the past 24 hours did not violate the ceasefire deal holding in the country, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a press briefing on Tuesday.

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  • Su-34 multifunctional strike bomber at the Hmeimim airbase in the Latakia Governorate of Syria
    Last update: 22:34 15.03.2016
    22:34 15.03.2016

    Pentagon Claims Fewer Than 10 Russian Aircraft Left Syria in Last 24 Hours

    The US Department of Defense has claimed that less than 10 Russian aircraft left Syria amid the announced withdrawal of the Russian Aerospace Forces from Syria, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a press briefing on Tuesday.

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  • Pilots onboard of the US Marine fighter jet aircrafthave flown missions into both Iraq and Syria, part of the over 6,800 airstrikes carried out since August 2014.
    Last update: 18:52 15.03.2016
    18:52 15.03.2016

    Anti-Daesh Coalition Launches Three Strikes in Syria Amid Russian Pullout

    The US-led coalition against the Daesh terrorist group launched three airstrikes in Syria and 14 in Iraq, according to the US Central Command (CENTCOM).

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  • Russian servicemen at Hmeimim airbase in Syria
    Last update: 18:19 15.03.2016
    18:19 15.03.2016

    Russia’s Withdrawal From Syria Proves Intention to Fight Terrorism

    Former Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Ezzat Saad said that the conclusion of Russian operations in Syria may also give a powerful impetus to the political peace process in the country.

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  • Russian Aerospace Defense Forces' Su-30SM fighter escorts a Tu-160 bomber which fired cruise missiles at ISIS targets in Syria
    Last update: 18:16 15.03.2016
    18:16 15.03.2016

    Realpolitik: Russia's Pullout Paving Way to Political Settlement in Syria

    In Syria, Russia has demonstrated that political realism works in the twenty-first century, New York City-based political analyst Nikolay Pakhomov notes, adding that announcing the withdrawal of Russia's military contingent, President Putin "has shown, again, that he still calls the shots."

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  • A pilot of a Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet gestures before taking off at the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria
    Last update: 18:08 15.03.2016
    18:08 15.03.2016

    Russia's Latest Move in Syria Serves to Reinforce the Diplomatic Track

    A sure sign of Russia’s geopolitical strength is that it can, and does, unilaterally set the international agenda. This has been made obvious again in the surprise announcement this week by President Putin to begin withdrawal of Russian military forces from Syria.

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  • The bomb-door of the Tu-22 M3 missile-carrying bomber, the Russian aerospace forces, on its operational mission to deliver air strikes at ISIS targets in Syria
    Last update: 17:53 15.03.2016
    17:53 15.03.2016

    Stratfor Explains President Putin’s Largely Achieved Objectives in Syria

    While the world, including Washington, puzzles over what exactly are Russia’s “largely achieved objections in Syria” which prompted its partial pullout from the country, Stratfor has arrived at its own conclusions.

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  • US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland
    Last update: 17:39 15.03.2016
    17:39 15.03.2016

    Russia's Withdrawal From Syria Should Not Impact Ukraine Related Sanctions

    US Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland said that Russian actions in Syria should not influence the decision on sanctions against Russia.

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  • Hmeymim airbase in Syria
    Last update: 17:05 15.03.2016
    17:05 15.03.2016

    Friendship Square Opens at Hmeymim Airbase Amid Russian Pullout From Syria

    Russian Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai Pankov opened a square dedicated to Russian-Syrian friendship at Hmeimim airbase in Syria Tuesday.

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  • Hmeimim airbase in Syria
    Last update: 16:12 15.03.2016
    16:12 15.03.2016

    US Still Committed to Fight Daesh in Syria, Iraq Amid Russia’s Withdrawal

    Washington is aware of reports that Russia is withdrawing forces from Syria, according to a spokesperson for Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve.

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  • High Negotiations Committee (HNC) spokesman Salem al-Meslet (R) addresses the media during a press conference on the eve of the second round of Syrian peace talks in Geneva on March 13, 2016
    Last update: 16:07 15.03.2016
    16:07 15.03.2016

    Saudi Backed Opposition in Syria Pushing for Transitional Political Body

    High Negotiations Committee spokesman Salem Meslet said that Saudi-backed Syrian umbrella opposition group, committee plans to hold talks with Damascus on Syria's reconciliation.

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  • Hmeimim airbase in Syria
    Last update: 15:23 15.03.2016
    15:23 15.03.2016

    Russian Aerospace Forces to Be Withdrawn From Syria According to Schedule

    Russian Aerospace Forces Commander Col.-Gen. Viktor Bondarev said that the return of main part of the aviation group from Syria will be fulfilled according to the schedule.

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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin, second right, speak with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, right, as he attends a meeting with top military and leaders of military industry in the Defense Ministry in in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 11, 2016
    Last update: 15:13 15.03.2016
    15:13 15.03.2016

    US Media Revives Concerns That Putin is Again Outmaneuvering Obama in Syria

    The order from President Putin to partially withdraw from Syria came as a complete surprise to Washington and has prompted US media to speculate on the possible reasons behind this move, reviving concerns that the Russian leader is once again outmaneuvering Barack Obama.

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  • United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura holds a folder aside of the 31st Session of the Human Rights Council at the U.N. European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, February 29, 2016
    Last update: 15:10 15.03.2016
    15:10 15.03.2016

    Russia Coordinates Efforts to Settle Syria Crisis With UN, US Daily - Envoy

    Russia’s envoy to the UN Office at Geneva said that Moscow coordinates its efforts to settle the Syrian crisis with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan De Mistura and the United States on a daily basis.

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  • Loud & Clear
    Last update: 15:04 15.03.2016
    15:04 15.03.2016

    Russia Announces Mission Accomplished in Syria: What Comes Next?

    On today's episode of Loud & Clear, host Brian Becker talks to writer and activist Dr. Tim Anderson about Russia's announcement that it will begin withdrawing its forces from Syria today after President Putin said the objectives of its operation had been achieved.

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