A Russian deal to sell advanced anti-aircraft missile systems to Syria is imminent, information relayed to the United States by Israel indicated.
The Syrian government welcomed a call from the United States and Russia to find a political solution to the crisis, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
An optic cable malfunction in Syria caused a 24-hour outage affecting Internet access, the state-run news service said Wednesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Moscow Tuesday and said he hopes to meet with President Obama soon.
Moscow is prepared for talks with all opposition parties in Syria, including the Free Syrian Army, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.
Syrian claims that rebel forces may have used chemical deserve a U.N. response, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Allegations regarding to the use of chemical weapons in Syria are far too serious to leave to speculation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.
Armed forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad targeted sites on the outskirts of Homs Wednesday, killing opposition forces, state-run media reported.
Talks between Syrian government officials and opposition leaders could take place later this year, Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil said in Moscow.
Russian natural gas markets may connect to the United Kingdom through a possible expansion of the Nord Stream gas pipeline, Gazprom's Alexei Miller said.