Russia supported the ceasefire in Syria but it certainly does not adhere to it because it continues to sponsor and back Bashar al-Assad’s government.
Sergei Kim, Chief of Operations of the Russian Wagner private military company (PMC) was the one who planned the failed operation near Deir ez-Zor and coordinated it with the Russian command in Syria.
Mikhail Polynkov, call sign Khrustalik, who has ties with members of private military company Wagner said that at least 300 Russian mercenaries were eliminated in the U.S. strike on in Syria on the night of Feb. 8, 2018.
Russian terrorist Zakhar Prilepin openly admits that the Russian “volunteers” receive salary for fighting against the Ukrainian government forces in the Donbas but many hired guns left for Syria when they were offered larger "fees" there.
On Feb. 13, CNN showed footage of U.S. airstrike that killed mercenaries of the Russian private military company Vagner in Syria’s northern province of Deir Ez-Zor.
U.S. Defense Secretary, four-star General James "Mad Dog" Mattis commented on the U.S.-led coalition airstrikes that killed about 100 pro-government troops who had attacked coalition-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near Syria’s Deir el-Zour on the night of Feb. 8, 2018.
A barrel bomb allegedly containing chlorine gas was dropped from the helicopter of the Syrian government forces on the town of Saraqeb.
It is easy to belie the fake news spread by the Russian media about alleged Ukrainian citizenship of Su-25 pilot who was shot dead in Syria after his jet was brought down on Feb. 3.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation believes Ukraine may be involved in the drone attack on its air base in Syria.
Russian private military company (PMC) Vagner lost about 210 its mercenaries in Syria in 2017 while over 600 were injured.
The ‘volunteer soldiers’ from the so-called ‘Donetsk and Luhansk Peoples Republics’ better known as ‘LPR’/‘DPR’ continue to leave for the war in Syria. Having the "passports" of the breakaway republics at best, they are deprived of all the rights and are used as cannon fodder.
A monitoring group says at least 53 civilians have been killed in Russian air strikes in the east Syrian village of Al-Shafah,
Jihadists of the 'Turkestan Islamic Party' captured Russian-produced T-62 main battle tank in Syria's Hama province.
The Russian-produced bomb fuse covered in Sarin and Sarin byproducts was found at the site of the deadly gas attack on Syrian village of Al-Lataminah.
Over the past two weeks, about 20 Russian "official military" were killed in Syria, and three times more "non-official" fighters from private military companies.
SBU head Vasyl Hrytsak disclosed information about participation of Wagner's (Utkin) private military company in the war.
Russian mercenary Andrey Volodin was not killed in Syria, as stated by FSB (Russian Security Service), but in the Donbas, his mother said.
The U.S. Senate resolved a technical issue that had stalled a new package of sanctions on Russia. However, the measure faces opposition in the House that could mean more delays.