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EU: Russian action in Syria a 'game-changer'

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday that Russia's military action in Syria is a "game-changer" that has "some very worrying elements."
October 12, 2015

Russia’s air campaign no different from Assad’s

For more than a year, Syrian insurgents and civilians in rebellious areas in the war-torn country have been enduring a reign of terror from the skies with President Bashar al-Assad’s aircraft dropping cheaply produced improvised “barrel bombs” on them
October 5, 2015

Turkey alarmed over Russian military buildup in Syria

The condemnation came as U.S. officials said they were still trying to fathom Russian President Vladimir Putin's strategy in Syria - whether his military objective is to help battle against Islamic State extremists, as Moscow claims,
September 22, 2015

US Official: Russia military build-up in Syria ‘long term’

Russia’s military build-up in Syria is showing no signs of slowing down with Moscow adding significant air power to its growing array of assets along a stretch of coastline still controlled by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
September 22, 2015

Putin defends Russian military aid to Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin defended his country's military support for Syria, saying Tuesday that Russia will continue to aid President Bashar al-Assad's forces in their "fight against terrorist aggression."
September 16, 2015