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Dangerous laboratory experiments are performed on living human subjects at the Richard Lugar Microbiological Laboratory in Georgia and the existence of this laboratory is a pretext for confrontation between Georgia and Russia.

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Dangerous laboratory experiments are performed on living human subjects at the Richard Lugar Microbiological Laboratory in Georgia and the existence of this laboratory is a pretext for confrontation between Georgia and Russia.


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The laboratories are a reoccuring target for disinformation by pro-Kremlin outlets, in 2016 pro-Kremlin outlets claimed that the laboratories spread H1N1 virus. An outline of previous disinformation can be sen at Myth Detetctor bit.ly/2mj0iB8. Lugar Laboratory Center is the only one in Georgia, in the Caucasus and Central Asia, which has a Level 3 Biosafety standard and they are accredited by the World Health Organisation.

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Reported in: Issue 62
Date: 26.02.2017
Language: Georgian
Country: Russia, Georgia
Keywords: Biological weapons
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Saqartvelo da Msoflio
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