Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane “looks like a planned provocation,” but that Russia is not going to war with Turkey. Lavrov […]
Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on November 24 that the downing of a Russian military plane by Turkish fighter jets was likely to ...
Russian president Vladimir Putin accused Turkey of “stabbing” Russia “in the back” and supporting terrorism after Turkish F-16 ...
Russia carried out more airstrikes in Syria Friday, as a U.S-led coalition urged Moscow to halt any attacks on the Syrian opposition and focus on Isla ...
European countries, the United States and rich Persian Gulf nations are coming under criticism from human rights groups for not doing enough to help with the Middle East migrant crisis. […]
The United States said Thursday it will accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming year and increase its humanitarian assistance for those fleeing the violence in Syria. White […]
Russia has confirmed that members of its military are present in Syria, amid growing concerns in the West that the Russian military is becoming more deeply involved in supporting the […]
NATO is worried that Russia may be shipping arms to Syria, boosting military support for the Assad regime. The Kremlin, meanwhile, has threatened consequences over Bulgaria’s decision to block its […]
As authorities in Russia deny the country’s military presence in Syria, dozens of photos of Russian soldiers posted in various parts of Syria appear to suggest otherwise. Photographs of soldiers […]
Bulgaria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on September 8 that the country has refused permission for Russian military aircraft to fly through Bulgarian airspace to Syria. Permission had been sought […]