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Russia is Using "Civilian" Ships to Circumvent Closure of the Bosporus

The Maritime Executive 19 May 2022
Russia can no longer supply its Syria operation or deliver defense exports to its customers using navy ships ... These purportedly civilian ships, such as Pizhma, Sparta, Sparta II, Ursa Major (ex-Sparta III), and Sparta IV, regularly carry military cargo from Novorossiysk to Syria and from Baltic ports like Ust-Luga and Kaliningrad to Novorossiysk.
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Explainer: Is Russia Running Low on Missiles?

Moscow Times 17 May 2022
Precision-guided missiles have been one of the weapons of choice for the Russian Armed Forces since invading Ukraine in late February ... An Iskander missile system. Mil.ru (CC BY 4.0) ... What missiles has Russia been using in Ukraine? ... Frequently used by the Russian military in Syria, Kalibr-Ms are ship-launched, and have a range of up to 2,000 kilometers.
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Voices from the Arab press: Erdogan rearranges his Syrian priorities

The Jerusalem Post 14 May 2022
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s announcement of a project for the voluntary repatriation of one million Syrian refugees to the areas controlled by Turkey in northern Syria aims to undermine the Turkish opposition, which is using the refugee card against Erdogan more than a year before the date of the presidential elections.
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David Dorr: A story of liberation - excerpt

The Jerusalem Post 14 May 2022
They left New Orleans probably in early 1851, most likely taking ship from New York ... and into Turkey, Egypt, Palestine, Syria and Lebanon, often with long stopovers ... Their return ship, the US Mail Service steamer Franklin, departed Le Havre in northern France on September 2, 1853.
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Russian-made weapons reached Hezbollah with likely consent from Moscow

Cleveland Jewish News 12 May 2022
The report estimates that Moscow has enabled the transfer of a host of surface-to-air missile-defense systems to Hezbollah from Syria, as well as the supersonic anti-ship cruise missile, the Yakhont. This comes despite the fact that Russia and Israel share an overall interest in Syria to keep Iranian entrenchment efforts in check.
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Closure of gas pipeline alters Europe’s energy mix further

Splash24/7 12 May 2022
Grain from Ukraine is still heading to international markets, however, both legally via Romania and Bulgaria and illicitly on Russian-flagged ships ... Satellite photos analysed by the Associated Press show that a Russian ship believed to be carrying 27,000 tons of stolen Ukrainian grain docked in Syria earlier this week.
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War in Ukraine: No safe harbour

Reliefweb 12 May 2022
But due to the military blockade, wheat, corn and sunflower oil overflow silos and ships stuck in Black Sea ports ... Currently, half of the wheat WFP needs is stuck inside silos and in ships blocked in port, while millions of hungry people in places such as Yemen, Ethiopia, Syria, and Afghanistan are suffering the consequences of the blockade.
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Live updates | Finland in favor of joining NATO

Springfield News-Sun 12 May 2022
This satellite image from Planet Labs PBC shows the Russian-flagged ship Matros Pozynich, center, inside the harbor of Latakia, Syria, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press on Wednesday showed the Russian ship believed to be carrying stolen Ukrainian grain in Latakia, Syria.
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Live updates | Russia-Ukraine War

Longview News-Journal 12 May 2022
The new measure includes $6 billion to arm and train Ukrainian forces, $8.7 billion to restore American stores of weapons shipped to Ukraine and $3.9 billion for U.S ... LVIV, Ukraine — Satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press show that a Russian ship believed to be carrying stolen Ukrainian grain has docked in Syria.
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Live updates: Russian forces block all evacuation routes out of Mariupol

Independent Online 12 May 2022
The new measure includes $6 billion to arm and train Ukrainian forces, $8.7 billion to restore American stores of weapons shipped to Ukraine and $3.9 billion for U.S ... LVIV, Ukraine — Satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press show that a Russian ship believed to be carrying stolen Ukrainian grain has docked in Syria.
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Live updates | Russia sanctions Gazprom Germania Group

Journal Review 12 May 2022
It charged that “practically all ships leaving Sevastopol with a load of grain are carrying the grain stolen from Ukraine.” ... LVIV, Ukraine — Satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press show that a Russian ship believed to be carrying stolen Ukrainian grain has docked in Syria.
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Ukraine to hold first war crimes trial of captured Russian

Springfield News-Sun 12 May 2022
This satellite image from Planet Labs PBC shows the Russian-flagged ship Matros Pozynich, center, inside the harbor of Latakia, Syria, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press on Wednesday showed the Russian ship believed to be carrying stolen Ukrainian grain in Latakia, Syria.
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Grain seizures in Ukraine evoke memories of 1930s famine

The Irish Times 12 May 2022
Ukrainian defence intelligence said in a recent statement that a “significant part of the grain stolen from Ukraine is on dry cargo ships under the Russian flag in the Mediterranean. The most likely destination is Syria [an ally of Moscow] ... She also said local vegetables were being shipped en masse to Crimean stores and markets.
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Live updates | Germany supports Finland's plan to join NATO

Springfield News-Sun 12 May 2022
This satellite image from Planet Labs PBC shows the Russian-flagged ship Matros Pozynich, center, inside the harbor of Latakia, Syria, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press on Wednesday showed the Russian ship believed to be carrying stolen Ukrainian grain in Latakia, Syria.

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