Russian air strikes in Syria

Russia 'must stop Syria civilian bombing'

French PM Manuel Valls urges Russia to stop bombing civilians while carrying out airstrikes in Syria - but Moscow denies harming them.

October 7, 2017
October 7, 2017

Russia says kills 180 jihadists, mercenaries in Syria

Some 120 Islamic State fighters and 60 foreign mercenaries were killed in a series of Russian air strikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defence ministry in Moscow says.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

Russia 'must stop Syria civilian bombing'

French PM Manuel Valls urges Russia to stop bombing civilians while carrying out airstrikes in Syria - but Moscow denies harming them.

October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

Syria conflict: Putin defends Russia's air strikes

Russian President Vladimir Putin defends Russia's military operations in Syria, saying the aim is to "stabilise the legitimate authority" of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.