Russian General Killed in Syria

Russian General Killed in Syria

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 September 2017 Russian General Killed in Syria Lieutenant-General Valery Asapov was killed in the operation for the liberation of the city of Deir ez-Zor in eastern Syria. It is a serious blow not only to the Russian military operation in...
A Clash in Syria

A Clash in Syria

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 June 2017 A Clash in Syria Recent US attacks at the allies of Russia in Syria have increased tension between Washington and Moscow. It should be expected that the growing engagement of the United States in the war with the Islamic State in...
Russian Mercenaries in Syria

Russian Mercenaries in Syria

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 April 2017 Russian Mercenaries in Syria It has been known for a long time that Bashar al-Assad has huge problems in replenishing losses in his troops. The government forces are too lean to conduct large offensive operations in various Syrian...
A Cold War in Afghanistan

A Cold War in Afghanistan

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 April 2017 A Cold War in Afghanistan In recent weeks, tension between Russia and the USA in yet another point of conflict in the Middle East has mounted. It is increasingly clear that Afghanistan is becoming one more area of struggle between...