Russia: Syria ‘safeguarding chemical weapons’

The West ‘prays’ Russia and China will continue blocking Syria action

The West has “no appetite” for a military intervention in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Saturday. At the same time, Moscow’s intelligence shows the Arab country’s chemical arsenal is “so far” secured, he revealed. Russia Today’s Full Story, Read More.

 

Syria acting to safeguard chemical weapons, says Russia

Syria has acted to consolidate its chemical weapons into “one or two” places to prevent rebels capturing them, Russia’s foreign minister says. BBC’s Full Story, Read More.

Syria ‘safeguarding chemical weapons’

Russia says government in Damascus consolidated its chemical weapons in “one or two” locations amid rebel onslaught. Al Jazeera’s Full Story, Read More.

Russia: Syria consolidates its chemical weapons

Syria has consolidated its chemical weapons into one of two locations, Russia’s foreign minister said Saturday. CNN”s Full Story, Read More.

 

Fighting a war with no winners in Syria

Dec. 22 – Heavy bombardment in the suburbs of Damascus and Homs as the fighting goes on in Syria in a war that Russia now calls a stalemate. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

Taking control: Critics of Syrian strongman step up attacks as Russia prepares evacuations

 

In a sign of growing confidence, Free Syrian Army fighters have said that government forces battling for control of Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, would soon be ‘finished.’

 

‘Syrians expect more help from Russia’

A political analyst tells Press TV that the political stance and the political support Russia is offering to the Syrian government is not enough and more should be offered by the Russians.  Interview with Ala’a Ebrahim, freelance journalist and political commentator

 

Russia eyes Syria evacuation as rebels take Damascus district

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Russia sent warships to the Mediterranean to prepare a potential evacuation of its citizens from Syria, a Russian news agency said on Tuesday, a sign President Bashar al-Assad’s key…. Reuters’ Full Story, Read More.

 

Russian forces take Syrian chemical, biological weapons under control

The Syrian chemical warfare threat took an epic turn Saturday, Dec. 22 with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s statement that “Syria has “consolidated its chemical weapons in one or two locations… and they are under control…. DebkaFile Full Story, Read More.

 

Lebanon’s Shiites and Sunnis Battle in Syria, but Not at Home

 

Sunni Muslims from Lebanon and fighters from Hezbollah, the militant Shiite movement, have chosen sides in the Syrian conflict but manage to observe an uneasy truce in their own country.  New York Times’ Full Story, Read More.

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