NATO: Russia in the way of solving Syrian conflictNATO says Russia is complicating the search for a solution to the Syrian conflict by bombing moderate opposition groups.
Russia denies it asked Assad to step downSpokesman for the Kremlin denies reports that Putin sent a senior intelligence official to Damascus to ask Assad to step down.
Americans 'concerned' over Russian missile system in SyriaRussia's decision to deploy S-400 system to its base in Syria is raising "significant concerns" for the United States military.
Iran and Russia vow to oppose attempts to dump AssadRussia and Iran will jointly oppose "external attempts" at regime change in Syria, says the Kremlin after Putin meeting with Khamenei.
Turkey summons Russia envoy over border bombingTurkey summons the Russian ambassador after Russian war planes hit Syrian territory very close to the Turkish border.
Russia rejects UN resolution on Syrian barrel bombsRussia says it will not back a proposed draft UN Security Council resolution aimed at stopping barrel bomb attacks in Syria.
Putin accuses West of 'double game' with Syria terrorist groupsRussian President accuses West of declaring a fight against some Syrian groups while supporting others.
United States, Russia to Sign 'Understanding' on SyriaPentagon spokesman says the United States and Russia are set to sign an understanding on how pilots can avoid each other over Syria.
American, Russian Militaries Close to Pact on Safety in SyriaAmerican defense official says the United States and Russia could soon sign a pact establishing safety protocols in Syria.
American, Russian Militaries to Discuss SyriaMilitary commanders from Russia and the United States to discuss how to stay out of each other's way in Syria, says Defense Secretary.
ISIS Vows to Defeat Russia as Airstrikes IntensifyISIS spokesman calls for Muslims to launch "jihad" against Russians and Americans.
ISIS Advancing on Aleppo Despite Russian AirstrikesISIS fighters advance to the outskirts of Syria's second city, despite Moscow's announcement it killed hundreds of jihadists.
State Dept.: Most Russian Airstrikes Not Directed at ISISState Department spokesman says more than 90% of Russia's airstrikes in Syria have targeted so-called moderate rebels.
French PM to Russia: Direct Your Airstrikes at ISISFrench Prime Minister Manuel Valls urges Russia to direct airstrikes at ISIS jihadists in Syria, echoes comments by President Hollande.
Hollande Tells Putin: Attack ISIS and Only ISISFrench President tells Russian counterpart his country's airstrikes in Syria should target only the Islamic State.
Syrian Sinkhole Swallowing Obama and Putin’s Credibility and JudgementRussia and America need to concentrate on jointly destroying their common agreed enemy - Islamic State - under a UN mandated Security Council Resolution - rather than acting independently – and dangerously.
Carter: Russia 'Pouring Gasoline on the Fire'American Defense Secretary accuses Russia of inflaming Syria's civil war following its airstrikes on targets in Homs.
Nasrallah Welcomes Russian Intervention in SyriaHezbollah leader says Russia's military buildup in Syria happened because Americans "failed" in anti-ISIS campaign.
Kerry Expresses Concern Over Russian Presence in SyriaSecretary of State speaks to Russia counterpart about reports of Russia's enhanced military build-up in Syria.
Assad 'Confident' of Russia's SupportSyrian President says he is confident Russia will continue supporting his embattled regime, accuses America of abandoning its allies.
Syria Plays Up Ties with Iran, RussiaSyrian Foreign Minister declares outright that Tehran, Moscow have been aiding regime forces, have 'same views.'
Elkin: Russia Understands our Red LinesDespite outward appearances, Russia understands and respects Israeli ‘red lines’ on Iran, Syria, deputy FM says.
Kerry and Lavrov to Meet and Talk About SyriaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Paris for talks on Syria's conflict.
Lavrov: Russia Not Planning to Give Syria Advanced WeaponsRussia is not planning to supply Syria with any weapons beyond current contracts, says Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Russian Plane Targeted by Missiles Over SyriaUnidentified assailants fired two land-to-air missiles at a Russian passenger plane carrying over 150 people when it flew over Syria.
Russia Sends More Arms to Prop Up Syria’s AssadMoscow is continuing its export of military hardware to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Russian government confirmed.
Brahimi: Syrian War is Worsening by the DayInternational envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says he has a peace plan that could be supported by world powers.
Russia: Assad Can't be Forced to Step DownRussia admits that Syrian President will not be persuaded to quit, insists there is still a chance of finding a political solution.
Lavrov: Syria Acting to Consolidate Chemical WeaponsRussia's foreign minister says Syria has acted to consolidate its chemical weapons to prevent rebels capturing them.
Putin Denies Russia is Propping Up AssadRussia's President denied propping up Syria's Assad but says it's up to the Syrian people to decide on their leader.
Syria Will Not Disrupt Lucrative Russo-Turkish Trade RelationsWhile the Syrian crisis has strained relations between Russia and Turkey, neither side can forego the trade relations.
Turkey Says Al-Arabiya Documents 'Fake'Senior adviser to Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan says classified documents published Saturday by the Al-Arabiya network were fake.
Report: Russia Ordered Deaths of Turkish PilotsTurkish pilots killed in Syria were reportedly taken alive then killed after consultation with Moscow.
Russia: West 'Blackmailing' Us over SyriaMoscow: Western powers threaten to cancel U.N. observer force in Syria unless military intervention is authorized.
Russia Suspends Missile Contract with SyriaRussia’s main weapons producer suspends its contract with Syria to supply S-300 long-range missile systems.
France Says Syria in Civil War, Bypassing Sovereignty IssueFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius uses the term civil war to defuse sovereignty issue.
UN Panel May Accuse Syrian Leaders of War CrimesA UN commission of inquiry has quietly submitted a sealed envelope listing Syrian leaders who may be accused of crimes against humanity.