The battle for the Euphrates in Deir ez-Zor: Russia foiled US plans for the dismemberment of Syria

The operation to release the Deir ez-Zor summed emerged in the last two years the confrontation between Damascus and the Kurds to the Red line, which was held on the left Bank of the Euphrates river. Latent conflict was exposed today after the Pentagon accused the Russian Aerospace forces on strikes of the SDF positions. According to the initial announcement of 14 September, the Kurds were not to enter the…

Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of U.S. Central Command, updates reporters at the Pentagon about the military campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The top U.S. commander for the Middle East says fighting over the Syrian border town of Kobani has allowed the U.S.- led coalition to take out large numbers of Islamic State group fighters that have been pouring in.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The U.S. CENTCOM commented on reports of civilian casualties in the air strikes in Syria

The Central command of the US Armed forces (CENTCOM) commented on reports about the death of civilians after the air strikes of coalition on 16 September in Syria. “On September 16, the coalition performed one  airstrike near the Syrian al-Mayadine, which was aimed on tactical units of ISIS, destroyed one of the ISIS boats” — said in CENTCOM. It is noted that the information about possible losses among the civilian…


The Syrian army cut off the main supply route of ISIS in Deir-ez-Zor

The Syrian army backed by allied forces took control of the district Jafr in the South-East of Deir ez-Zor, reported a source in the headquarters of the operation to liberate the city. “The army and the allied forces pulled out the ISIS terrorists from district Jafri, thus cut the main supply route to the terrorists-controlled areas of Deir-ez-Zor,” — said the interlocutor. Earlier, government forces took control of neighbouring areas,…

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Investigation: Europe helps Pentagon in supplying the Syrian “opposition” with obsolete weapons

According to the report, the Pentagon is working with various contractors and sub-contractors in Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet states to implement an arms and ammunition supply program that will cost US $2.2 billion. The program is separate from the now-defunct Syrian Train and Equip program. It was reportedly started in September 2015 and the first delivery arrived in October 2015. Since then, the Pentagon has spent more than $700…

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Washington’s military presence in Syria violates the international law

Washington’s military presence in Syria violates the international law, but this possibility for fighting terrorism should be used. About it said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “We cooperate in this format with Syrian armed forces exclusively for quashing terrorism and ending the civil war, start solving humanitarian problems and advance in political settlement,” he said. However, according to the diplomat, some unwelcome guests with arms in their hands are in…

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Syria: New civilian casualties as a result of airstrikes by the US-led coalition

Over 20 civilians in the Syrian cities of Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor were killed by airstrikes by the US-led coalition. According to the Syrian Sana news agency, at least 11 people, mostly women and children, died as a result of the strikes in a settlement near Raqqa, while 11 others belonging to one family were killed in a village north of Deir ez-Zor. Moreover, the airstrikes caused damage to nearby…

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Russia suggests sending an armed UN mission to defend OSCE observers in East Ukraine

According to a Russian draft Security Council resolution, Russia suggests sending an armed UN mission to defend OSCE observers in East Ukraine for an initial term of six months. In line with the document, the proposed UN mission to assist the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) will be established for a period of six months, following the complete disengagement of forces and equipment from the de facto line of contact,…

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An attractive “occupation”: Ukrainians want to go to Crimea

In August some 359,000 people crossed the administrative border between Ukraine and Russian Crimea. Out of them, 193.5 thousand went to the Crimea, 165.8 thousand entered Ukraine. Compared to July, the number of crossings increased by 11%, when it was reported about many kilometer queues at Ukrainian checkpoints. It was because of the barriers deliberately set by Ukrainian border guards to Ukrainian citizens to prevent them from visiting the Russian…


Iraq and Iran are against the disintegration of Syria

Iraq asked Russia to prevent the collapse of Syria. Iraq, claims that Syria’s collapse would mean the collapse of the entire middle East region, and are asking Russia to prevent this, said Vice-President of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki. “Thanks for the Russian position on all these issues. I have previously met with you, Minister, including in Baghdad, and then I requested that Russia played the main role in the preservation of…


The heads of influential Mujahideen fell down In Deir ez-Zor

Russia conducted another effective military operation. Not far from the city of Deir ez-Zor, the last stronghold of jihadists, the Russian Aerospace Force  made an exact strike against the most important command and control center of terrorists in the province. There were also influential commanders of ISIS. Russian planes today dropped special anti-bunker bombs onto the underground bunker of the Mujahideen. As a result, the command post was smashed literally…