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…

A Kurdish Syrian woman walks with her child past the ruins of the town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, on March 25, 2015. Islamic State (IS) fighters were driven out of Kobane on January 26 by Kurdish and allied forces. AFP PHOTO/YASIN AKGUL        (Photo credit should read YASIN AKGUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria: Fragile truce

Fragile truce persists in Syria. This is largely due to the actions of Russia, which on September 30, 2015 began massive anti-terrorist operation at the request of the legitimate government of Syria. In SAR, with the support of Russian aerospace forces, were killed 35 thousand of militants (including 204 field commander) and a half thousand pieces of military equipment were destroyed. Also there were destroyed 725 training camps, 405 factories…


Russian Air Force destroyed 174 targets of ISIS in Syria

According to the statement of Chief of Russia’s General Staff Army General Valery Gerasimov , Russian warplanes have conducted 19,160 sorties since the start of the Syria operation, destroying 174 militants’ makeshift oil refineries and depriving them of the basic source of revenues. “Since the start of the operation, our aviation has performed 19,160 sorties and delivered over 71,000 strikes against terrorists’ infrastructure. Our aviation targeted militants’ training camps, ammunitions factories and…


About successes of Russian naval aviation pilots in Syria

According to the commander of Russia’s Group of Forces in Syria Colonel-General Andrei Kartapolov, Russian naval aviation pilots have performed 420 sorties and destroyed 1,252 terrorist facilities over the two months of the aircraft carrier naval group’s participation in the Syria operation. “Over the two months of their participation in combat operations, naval aviation pilots have carried out 420 sorties, including 117 in nighttime. Actually all flights were performed in…


Barack Obama: Where else would i shit?

The first words that come to mind when we know about the new high-profile actions of Barack Obama against Russia: funny and pathetic! Yet the current US President Obama has finally turned into a “lame duck”, who found the offender for itself and now is trying to get back at him with all the fury of an offended feathered. Is it the president of a great power? Barack Obama is…