UN chief in Russia as Syria crisis deepens
Ban Ki-moon is the latest world leader to visit Moscow for talks with President Putin regarding the ongoing conflict.
No New S-300 Air-Defense System To Syria Says Russia — But Maybe Old Ones
An anonymous reader writes "Yesterday, Russia's Foreign Minister declared that Moscow would not sell any new surface-to-air missiles to Syria, although there is a catch. He said old contracts are being honored. Could old contracts just be code for an already signed, but undisclosed deal for the S-300? Lavarov certainly left the door open: '...when questioned in particular about the S-300, his reply was not clear if the "earlier contracts" were for the S-300 or something else.' With Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu going to the Black Sea town of Sochi early next week for talks with President Vladimir Putin, it seems they may have something to talk about."
Israel and Russia to Discuss Arms Sale to Syria
Concerns that Russia has a longstanding contract to deliver a sophisticated air defense system to Syria has prompted talks between Benjamin Netanyahu and Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
Syria peace conference already hitting snags: Russia
MOSCOW/BEIRUT - Russia said on Saturday there was disagreement over who should represent the opposition in a Syrian peace process, only days after Moscow and Washington announced a joint effort to bring government and rebels to an international conference.
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Russia Says It Will Ship Missiles to Syria
Moscow plans to deliver already contracted ground-to-air missile systems to Syria, Russian officials said Friday, pressing ahead with an arms transfer that U.S. officials say could significantly strengthen Damascus's ability to ward off an attack.