Russia has suspended military cooperation with Turkey
The Russian Presidential spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov, stated that Russia has suspended military cooperation with Turkey with regards to further military actions along Turkey- Syria borders. He added that the Russian operation in Syria has continued without restrictions and he is unaware of any agreements regarding the cessation of flights along the Syrian-Turkish border.
“We assume that Russian forces continue the operation in support of military offensives against terrorist organizations …
Russia bombs busy marketplace in Syria
Over fourty civilians killed in a Russian bombing raid on a busy maketplace in the Syrian town of Ariha in the north-west Idlib province.The strikes came on a busy Sunday afternoon and were reported by the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.The Observatory believes cluster bombs were used in the raid launched in support of Syrian president Bashar Al Assad. In addition to the market, several other areas of the town were hit.
The town of Ariha is not a stronghold of ISIS and has been …
Ukraine promises to increase food exports to Turkey in response to Russian sanctions
Ukraine made a statement about its readiness to ensure food security for Turkey in case of export restrictions from the Russian side. Kiev intends to increase export of grain, corn and oil to the Turkish market. The Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Alexander Pavlenko, posted on his Facebook page, November 29, a statement which explains that Ukraine is ready to provide food for Turkey.
According to Pavlenko, if traditional partners of Turkey suspend grain export, Ukraine is …
Der Spiegel: At least two Russian officers killed in Syria
At least two Russian army officers were killed during military actions in Syria, reported Der Spiegel. According to the edition, on November 12th, two servicemen of the 22nd Special Forces Brigade of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Russia were buried in Rostov-on-Don. Russian media has not mentioned these events.
Der Spiegel reported that the Russian Army, in addition to the airstrikes, is also involved in the transportation of Syrian army personnel using IL freighter planes and MI-24 …
Syrian opposition rebels strike Hmeymim Russian airbase in Syria
The Turkish newspaper, Hurriyet, reported that on November 26, oppositionists from Ahrar ash-Sham carried out an artillery strike on Russian airbase Hmeymim in Syrian Latakia. Artillery shelling at the airbase of Russian aviation resulted in deaths and injuries. The sources claim that none of the Russian planes went up into the sky after artillery strike.
The Israeli branch of International Volunteer Group, Inform Napalm, confirmed that there is a large number of wounded individuals, and …