364 articles tagged "Vladimir Putin"
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Mistrust Deepens as US and Russia Spar at Ever Closer Quarters in SE Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 22, 2017

They are struggling to control their allies in rival bids to dominate S. Syria.

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Moscow Acts to Ward off Major US-Iranian Clash over Syria’s Borders
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2017

Putin is still maneuvering for US cooperation towards resolving the Syrian crisis.

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Russian siege on Raqqa, distant from US troops
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 27, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin acted to strengthen the military alliance he had set up with Iran and Turkey for working together in Syria - as a counterweight to President Donald Trump’s spectacular success in forging a Sunni Arab bloc during his four days in the Middle East. It was a tough call. He decided to impose a siege on ISIS-held Raqqa in the north to counterbalance US troops in the south, without provoking a clash.

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Putin - Outfaced by Trump’s New Sunni Bloc – Conducts Strategic Troop Movements in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 25, 2017

Putin reacts by moving Russian troops to within range of US-held Syrian-Iraqi border crossing.

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Trump Took Too Long to Revamp the CIA and Fire the FBI Chief
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 25, 2017

Brennan and Comey lost their jobs, but kept their stings and control of “anonymous sources” as weapons.

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Iran Wants Clear Russian Answers for Wrecking Trump’s Mid East Plans
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 25, 2017

An emissary from Tehran asks how far Russia will go against the US military in Syria.

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Putin Poised to Disrupt Trump’s Plans with a New Four-Pronged Middle East Pact
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 18, 2017

It is made up of Russia, Syria, Iran and Iraq, with Turkey waiting on the sidelines.

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Moscow Revamps Syrian Safe Zone Plan to Win Washington’s Cooperation
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017

Despite the firestorm in Washington, Putin looks forward to working with Trump in Syria.

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Russian military police in Syria
Russian monitors for Syrian Golan - not Iranians
DEBKAfile Special Report May 11, 2017

Moscow this week responded to Israel’s concerns about posting Iranian and Turkish officers on its borders to monitor the potential “de-escalation” zones Russia is proposing for Syria. In respect of those concerns, debkafile reveals that Russia agreed in high-level contacts in the last few days to replace them with Russian military officers in the Mt. Hermon region, the Golan and the areas where Israeli, Lebanese and Syrian borders meet.

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Russia’s 4 Syrian ceasefire zones – Kremlin spin
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis May 6, 2017

The widely reported Kremlin plan to set up four safe or “de-escalation” zones, that were supposed to have gone into effect in Syria Friday night, May 5, turns out to be nothing but a propaganda ploy. 

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Assad’s Secret Decree 1445 Makes Iran Military Ruler of Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2017

Iran has stolen a march on all the players in tall the players acting to resolve the Syrian conflict.

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Iran, Syria, Hizballah Battle to Kill Two New Security Zones Plans
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2017

Each has a security or ceasefire zone proposal; both are non-starters in Tehran and Damascus.

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Putin & Trump discuss Iranians on Israel’s border
DEBKAfile Special Report May 3, 2017

The Russian president’s plan includes the posting Iranian military officers as co-monitors for those zones, one of which is to be located on the Syrian-Israeli border.

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Trump-Putin call focuses on Syria, security zones
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 2, 2017

In their phone call on May 2,. both presidents advanced ideas for security zones to de-escalate the violence in Syria and deemed their cooperation “critical.” But both needed to consult their allies first.
 

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Russia Can’t Safeguard Syria against Next US Missile Strike
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 27, 2017

The Syria air force is therefore not safe against another US missile strike.

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Raqqa Op on Hold: Trump like Putin Refuses More Troops for Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 20, 2017

Trump like Putin is refusing to allocate more troops to Syria.

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No sign Putin seeks to cool friction with US
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 12, 2017

It is hard to see US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson coming way from the talks he is holding with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow Wednesday, April 12, with a neatly wrapped diplomatic package for cooling the boiling tensions between their governments. President Vladimir Putin seems more than ready to turn up the heat.

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Sarin Gas Bomb: Russian-Iranian Distraction from Grand US Raqqa Plan
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 6, 2017

The outrage was contrived by Russia, Iran and Assad to deflect a large-scale US buildup in Syria.

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New Solo Terrorist Species Act in London and St. Petersburg
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 6, 2017

Although 2,000km apart, the two terrorists shared common features never formerly noted.

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Many of the gas victims were children
US, Russia debate limit of US strike against Assad
DEBKAfile Special Report April 6, 2017

The Trump administration is clearly on the brink of military action against the Assad regime judging by the thunderous rhetoric of its highest officials Wednesday night, April 5. A clash with Russian forces must be avoided. 

 

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