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Even before Russia started attacking Syrian rebels, Turkey was targeting the Kurds, the US-led coalition was bombing Isis, Israel was attacking Hezbollah, and Assad was killing everyone
Russian Foreign Minister insists Moscow sees 'eye-to-eye' with US-led coalition in wanting to combat Isis militants
The West may complain that some rebel groups are being attacked, but cannot complain about bombing al-Qaeda affiliates
Russian planes are believed to have performed two strikes in Syrian airspace
The operation, in conjunction with the Syrian army, is believed to be in co-operation with Russian air strikes
The Free Syrian Army said some of its allies in Hama had been attacked
A statement said Russian forces were avoiding civilian casualties by choosing targets 'outside of inhabited areas'
The Russian government has claimed that its strikes hit only Isis positions and that no civilians were harmed
US officals claim Russia is not targeting Isis but instead 'taking on the whole rest of the country that’s fighting Assad'
A video by the Russian defence ministry claimed to show the destruction of Isis warehouses, weapons and vehicles
Moscow claimed on Wednesday it was bombing Isis-held positions in Syria
Russia has insisted it is targeting Isis amid reports that other rebel groups have been hit
Airstrikes were launched early on Wednesday morning, just hours after the decision had been approved by the Russian Parliament
Russian officials confirmed war planes had conducted missions over the north of Syria
The claim came as the United States and other Western countries scrambled to verify what targets had been struck