About some progress in settling the Syrian crisis

Some progress has been made in settling the Syrian crisis. About this fact at the opening of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states’ political consultations said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. According to him, the international situation remains rather complex. “An unprecedented growth of terrorist activities causes high concern, over a short time period, it has become the main threat to global stability,” Lavrov stressed. “Deadly terror attacks carried…


Militants in Syria are losing their positions

The day is not far off when militants in Syria will cease to terrorize the civilian population. Someone will seem that it is too early to make optimistic forecasts, but why not? Today the situation in Aleppo is stabilized. Of course, not without the help of  Russia, this important city was completely liberated from the radicals. It goes without saying that Russian Air Force became the most effective force against…


Russia calls on international humanitarian organizations to help Syrians with medicines

According to the  spokesman  of the Russian Defense Ministry, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, this department calls on international humanitarian organizations to provide 73 settlements in Syria with medicines, because the aid being provided by Russia cannot satisfy the need in medicament and medicines of resident of those settlements. “The Russian Defense Ministry calls on the international humanitarian organizations that expressed their wish to help Syrians to start help Syria people…


Washington wanted to overthrow Assad by the hands of “ISIS” and “Jabhat al-Nusra”

Washington wanted to use the ISIS and Jabhat – al-Nusra terrorist groups to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad. About this fact said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “There are a lot of examples showing that the Americans and their allies sneakily wanted to use al-Nusra and the ISIS to weaken and finally overthrow the Assad regime. That is why they were quite reserved in implementing their stated goal of fighting…


The tragedy of Mosul: Geopolitics and political games

They wanted to recover Mosul very quickly. It`s not a secret for anyone that Americans were planning to “liberate” this city to end Obama`s presidency on a winning propagandistic note and strengthen the starting position of his successor. Special services of the USA and Saudi Arabia figured out a brilliant plan: they decided to organize for militants of ISIS a corridor to let them escape out from Mosul before started…


Political solution of Syrian crisis is closer: All hopes on meeting in Astana

On January 5th the official website of the United Nations published UN Security Council resolution number 2336, which was adopted on the night from December 31 to January 1. In this resolution approved the Russian-Turkish agreement on Syria. The draft resolution was unanimously adopted, although some of the members of the Council tried to give their interpretation of the adopted document. What does the resolution 2336 mean? It authorizes the…


About the lack of assistance to Aleppo civilians from UN

Russia’s Defense Ministry is surprised by a lack of assistance to civilians in Aleppo from international organization, though the city has been liberated from militants for a month already, spokesman of the Russian Defense Ministry Major General Igor Konashenkov said on Saturday. “Surprisingly, after the period of super-close attention to Aleppo from international organizations, involved in humanitarian demining, a month later there are no initiatives to offer assistance to the…


Black New Year in Syria

  New Year. Someone of us has a magnificent richly laid table, someone – quite modest. Despite our problems, we wished each other happiness, success, prosperity … And friends from Syria wrote: “We need – water! “” And a little bit of fuel”. Over the hours they had electricity, they had an opportunity to share their trouble with the world. But the world is deaf, except the cases when it…


Media: The leading role in Syria passes from US to Russia

According to the Associated Press article, in the process of the Syrian conflict settlement America has lost leadership and turned into observer, Moscow currently has the leading role. The administration of Barack Obama is not even trying to pretend that plays an important role in resolving the conflict in Syria. Although there are still some attempts of the US Secretary of State John Kerry to hold talks with representatives of…


Syria: What mainstream media is silent about

French presidential candidate Jean Lassalle has recently visited Syria together with Thierry Mariani from the Republicans (LR) party and his fellow LR member Nicolas Dhuicq. During their trip, the three lawmakers, together with representatives of the French media visited Damascus and Aleppo. The mass media had an opportunity to talk to President Assad. While visiting Syria’s second-largest city of Aleppo, they were able to see with their own eyes the…