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Syrian War Report – September 22, 2016: Russia to Test Modern Weapon Systems in Syria

Syrian War Report – September 22, 2016: Russia to Test Modern Weapon Systems in Syria

…from SouthFront The Syrian army, Hezbollah and Liwaa Al-Quds, supported by Russian warplanes, launched an attack on Jaish al-Fatah militants in the Old Ramouseh Neighborhood of Aleppo city. Following an intense firefight, the pro-government forces took control of the Ramouseh Bakery. If the Old Ramouseh Neighborhood is secured, the Sheikh Sa’eed Neighborhood will become the […]

Russia Convenes Emergency UNSC Meeting After US Joins ISIS in Syria

Russia Convenes Emergency UNSC Meeting After US Joins ISIS in Syria

At the request of Russia, the United Nations Security Council is set to convene at 7:30PM ET, only a matter of hours after a US-led airstrike killed 80 Syrian Army forces paving the way for a major Daesh offensive. On Saturday evening the United Nations Security Council will meet to discuss airstrikes by the US-led coalition in Syria […]

Russia Defense Report: Kavkaz-2016 Strategic Exercise

Russia Defense Report: Kavkaz-2016 Strategic Exercise

..from SouthFront One crucial difference setting aside Russia and its historical and potential military adversaries is the territorial size and, as the saying goes, size matters. The territorial extent of the Russian state, the fact of it frequently being ringed by states pursuing hostile policies, has evolved a certain unique brand of strategic thinking which […]

US tells rebels ceasefire deal grants them right to self-defense against Syria & Russia

US tells rebels ceasefire deal grants them right to self-defense against Syria & Russia

Jim W. Dean – US special Syrian envoy Michael Ratner’s letter to the moderate opposition groups warning that those who continue to work with al-Nusra will face “dire consequences” is a strong hint that they will get bombed if they do so. The new deal has some teeth in it.

What happened to Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Terror Coalition?

What happened to Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Terror Coalition?

Back in March, I wrote an article which analysed how the well (or not so well) Saudi Arabia’s newly formed “Coalition against Terrorism” was performing.

WWII veterans travel to northern Russia to mark 75th anniversary of heroic Arctic Convoys

WWII veterans travel to northern Russia to mark 75th anniversary of heroic Arctic Convoys

 Veterans of the World War II and diplomatic officials from nine different countries arrived in the Russian northern port city of Arkhangelsk to mark the 75th anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy, which delivered essential supplies to the USSR during the war. Arctic Convoys was one of the toughest and most courageous WWII missions, involving […]

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