Russia Strengthens the Mediterranean Squadron

Russia Strengthens the Mediterranean Squadron

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 March 2018 Russia Strengthens the Mediterranean Squadron A squadron of the Russian fleet in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea was reinforced in March by another two frigates, including one armed with a Kalibr missile. Moscow claims,...
Syrian Express on the NATO Flank

Syrian Express on the NATO Flank

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 December 2017 Syrian Express on the NATO Flank One of the goals of the Russian involvement in the war in Syria, apart from saving Assad’s regime and fighting against Daesh (which was the least important, though), was building a strong...
Game Changer

Game Changer

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 7 April 2017 Game Changer In early hours of 7 April, 59 cruise missiles were launched from two US warships USS Porter and USS Ross in the eastern Mediterranean. The Tomahawks targeted a Syrian military air base al-Sharyan in Homs Province. A few...
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