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Russian Energy Week Forum

 Vladimir Putin attended a plenary session of the first Russian Energy Week (REW) Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum. October 4, 2017     Following the plenary session, Vladimir Putin had a brief meeting with foreign guests of the Russian Energy Week who arrived in Moscow to take part in the Ministerial Meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF). The President wished successful joint work during the Russian Energy Week to heads of the related ministries of the GECF member states. Representatives from major international energy companies and organisations together

Syria War Report – October 4, 2017: Israel Complains Assad Is Winning In Syria

https://southfront.org/syria-war-report-october-4-2017-israel-complains-assad-is-winning-in-syria/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Syrian government forces have liberated the villages of Aksh, Jaberiyah, Wadhihi and Nashimi and divided the ISIS-held pocket in eastern Salamiyah into two separate parts. Now, the army and its allies are able to defeat the remaining ISIS units one by one. The ISIS-linked news

Maidan in Spain, and some new “dog whistles”

Many books will eventually be written about the last week of September of 2017.  Russian special forces repel a US-planned attack in Syria, after that the MOD denounced the USA and issued a stark warning: Russian SOF incinerated the US SOF in Idlib SITREP: Lieutenant-General Valery Asapov was killed in Syria: In response, the Ministry of Defense declassified its surveillance images and officially stated that America’s SOF have been assisting

Syrian War Report – October 2, 2017: Syrian Army Repels Major ISIS Advance, Launches Counter-Attack

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-october-2-2017-syrian-army-repels-major-isis-advance-launches-counter-attack/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Syrian government forces, led by the 800th Commandos Battalion of the Republican Guard, repelled ISIS attempts to capture al-Sukhnah town and re-taken Al-Taybah village and Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi Castle near it. The ISIS advance on the pumping station also resulted in a failure. With

Syrian War Report – September 29, 2017: ISIS Goes All In To Cut Off Palmyra-Deir Ezzor Highway

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-29-2017-isis-goes-all-in-to-cut-off-palmyra-deir-ezzor-highway/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront On September 28, ISIS assault groups, supported by battle tanks and technicals armed with heavy guns, attacked government forces in few points at the Palmyra-Deir Ezzor highway, the key government supply line to Deir Ezzor city. ISIS attacks took place at Ash-Shula, Bir-Ghabaghib and

Syrian War Report – September 27, 2017: Strategic Bombers Deliver Fire & Hell To Terrorists In Syria

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-27-2017-strategic-bombers-deliver-fire-hell-to-terrorists-in-syria/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have liberated Rasm Naqa, Rasm Arnab, Jafiah, Rasm Rik, Ghuzaylah, Haba, Um Sous and Um Huwaysh villages inside the ISIS-held pocket in eastern Homs. However, ISIS still keeps positions in its central part using            

Petro Poroshenko celebrates his birthday today

For his birthday, NATO started an anti-terror operation drills near  the large city of Vinnytsa in the Western Ukraine. Vinnytsiaka oblast is the center of the Maidan coup and the war against Donbass. It’s from here in February 2014 the tank divisions and artillery brigades of the foreign and domestic mercenaries went to attack Crimea and Donbass. Kalynivka airfield is also a home to the 51st Separate Helicopter Brigade and

Syrian War Report – September 26, 2017

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-26-2017/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Voiceover by Harold Hoover On Monday, Syrian government forces renewed efforts to capture the strategic area of the T-2 Pumping Station near the border with Iraq. The pumping station is one of the last ISIS strong points between the government-held area and the

Syrian War Report – September 25, 2017: US-Russian Tensions Grow In Deir Ezzor Province

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-25-2017-us-russian-tensions-grow-in-deir-ezzor-province/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront An ISIS shelling has killed Russia’s Lieutenant general Valery Asapov near Deir Ezzor city, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday. The general died after sustaining a “fatal injury” in the shelling. The incident took place when Asapov was at a command outpost

Afghanistan War Report – September 23, 2017: US Deploys More Troops And Warplanes

https://southfront.org/afghanistan-war-report-september-23-2017-us-deploys-troops-warplanes/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront The US is increasing its military involvement in the Afghanistan conflict in an attempt to take an upper hand in a battle against the Taliban. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced on September 18 that the US will send more than 3,000 troops

Statement by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, New York, September 21, 2017

http://www.mid.ru/en/foreign_policy/news/-/asset_publisher/cKNonkJE02Bw/content/id/2870898   Distinguished Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Last December, the UN General Assembly adopted the resolution on “Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order”, which clearly stipulated the inadmissibility of interference into internal affairs of sovereign States, non-recognition of coups d’état as a method of change of power and the need to exclude from the international communication the attempts of unlawful pressure of certain States on others, including exterritorial application

Syrian War Report – September 22, 2017: US-backed Forces Push For Syrian Oil

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-22-2017-us-backed-forces-push-for-syrian-oil/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Early on Friday, the Israeli Air Force struck a target in the Damascus International Airport, according to pro-opposition sources and the Israeli media. There are no details about the damage caused by airstrikes. Pro-Israeli sources claim that the Israeli Air Force targeted a

Russian SOF incinerated the US SOF in Idlib

by Scott Humor   Still only few details are available about the September 20th  morning attack of combined Al-Nusra, which is Israel, and  the US Special Forces to capture a platoon of the Russian military police monitoring the situation in the de-escalation zone. Just a days before, there were a couple of major announcements. On September 13th, when the Russian Military Police first entered the capital of Idlib, there was

Syrian War Report – September 21, 2017: Al-Qaeda Failure In Northern Hama

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-21-2017-al-qaeda-failure-in-northern-hama/     If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Voiceover by Harold Hoover The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies recaptured all positions, including Tulaysiyah, al-Sha’thah and al-Qahira, which they had lost as a result of the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) attack in northern Hama. HTS lost its two

Visa Vagarities – visiting Russia

by Geneva Observer   Unfortunately I am not one of the lucky few whose mother dropped them on a favored part of the planet blessed with visa free travel to Russia. The two states that makes claim to me have not yet found it in their interest to go forth and negotiate anything but the most annoying terms to visit. I can choose which passport I go with to the

Russian Pantsir-S Goes Hunting In Syrian Skies

https://southfront.org/russian-pantsir-goes-hunting-syrian-skies/ Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront While the S-400 has captured the headlines, in part because the maps showing the system’s impressive engagement radius make good copy, in actuality the S-400 is the tip of the iceberg

Syrian War Report – September 18, 2017: Syrian Army Crossed Euphrates River

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-18-2017-syrian-army-crossed-euphrates-river/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), Hezbollah, the Iraqi Army and the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) are preparing for a joint advance on the ISIS border strongholds of al-Bukamal and al-Qaim. On Saturday, the Iraqi Army and the PMU launched an anti-ISIS operation in

MADE In Russia VII September 1 – 15 2017

  by Scott Humor What does Russia produce? 1 What does Russia produce? 2 What does Russia produce? 3 Made In Russia SITREP IV Made in Russia V Made in Russia VI   Time Forward!       The transcript of the video with sources The best news of the week that you might have missed. Time of Production [0:23] In Yakutia opened a new mining and processing plant with

Magomed Tolboev warned Eric Schultz against copying Russian pilots

by Scott Humor As a cautionary illustration of the famous saying that “Что Русскому здорово, то Немцу смерть” or What’s healthy for a Russian would kill a German. Or an American, in this case. On September 8th, a pilot was killed in a plane crash at the Groom Lake, the USAF’s secret test base deep in the NTTR also referred as the Nevada Test and Training Range by the Air

Afghanistan War Report – September 16, 2017: Taliban Attacks NATO Convoy

https://southfront.org/afghanistan-war-report-september-16-2017/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront On Friday, a Taliban suicide bomber driving a car bomb slammed into a convoy of NATO forces near Kandahar Airbase in Trank Pul area of Kandahar province. Kandahar provincial governor spokesperson, Fazal Bari Baryalai, said the attack “totally destroyed” one of the vehicles

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