'A ship of shame whose mission has only extended the suffering of the Syrian people' defence secretary says
Moscow signs long-term leases ensuring both naval and air expansion in the Middle East despite beginning withdrawal from the Syrian conflict
Five years of ‘war and tension’ have led Syria’s embattled leader to develop a nervous tick, newspaper columnist claims, citing Russian officials
Decision reignites fears that the US will abandon Syria’s rebels and work with the Syrian and Russian governments to defeat Isis instead
Aircraft carrier will retrace its trip as it heads back to Severomorsk on the Arctic coast
Russian President Vladimir Putin described the truce as 'quite fragile' and requiring 'special attention and patience'
Several previous ceasefires collapsed — some in a matter of days
Russian troops reportedly ‘found mass graves of several dozens of Syrians who suffered atrocious torture and massacre’
Ceasefire deal has seen people evacuated from eastern areas of the city
Attack comes after UN says bombing of civilian areas could amount to war crimes
Rebel officials say implementation of deal to begin by early Thursday morning
Monitors say Isis' advance came days after Russian and Iranian troops withdrawn from ancient city
Our political masters are in league with the Syrian rebels, and for the same reason as the rebels kidnap their victims – money
Rebel officials and Russian envoy to the UN claim a ceasefire agreement has been reached amid 'complete meltdown of humanity'
Residents in the besieged areas of the city have described the situation as 'doomsday'
Families in Aleppo ‘waiting for death’, activist inside last rebel enclave in embattled city claims