Russian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War

Russian Troops Withdraw from Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the withdrawal of his subordinate troops from Syria. He announced his decision during a surprise visit to the airbase, Khomeyim, reports RT.

In front of the military, Putin stressed that Russian forces and the Syrian government army "defeated one of the most tough international terrorists" within two years.

Russian President Putin comes to Ankara to talk Syria, missiles

Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to Ankara on Sept. 28 to meet President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with a wide range of topics on the agenda: The Astana process on a cease-fire in Syria, the independence referendum held by the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), and Ankara's purchase of Russian S- 400 missile defense systems.

Russia, Turkey, Iran agree on Syria de-escalation zones

Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to set up de-escalation zones in Syria for six months, negotiators for the three nations said in a joint statement on Sept. 15 after talks in Kazakhstan.
   
The zones will include, fully or partly, Eastern Ghouta, the provinces of Idlib, Homs, Latakia, Aleppo and Hama, according to the statement.

Commandos kill 25 jihadists in central Syria: Monitor

A commando operation backed by Russian warplanes and helicopters has killed 25 members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in central Syria, a monitor said on Aug. 13.

Supported by regime ally Russia, Syria's army has waged a months-long offensive to recapture the vast desert region that stretches from the country's center to the Iraqi and Jordanian borders.

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