A video purports to show Turkey with its jihadist allies approaching the town
Bashar al-Assad has escaped to a bunker at Khmeimim base
"He’s seen as a brilliant philosopher, but brilliance and madness are very close to each other"
Russian President says investigatiion into alleged chemical attack in Syria necessary
59 Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from ships in Mediterranean
Russia also maintains a military presence in the base to assist government forces fighting the ISIS and insurgents