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In 1999 NATO bombing Yugoslavia killed around 2,500 people

Summary of Disinformation

From the 24th of March 1999 to the 10th of June of the same year, NATO’s bombing in former Yugoslavia killed 2,500 people.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about the number of civilian casualties of NATO bombing. An overview of various estimates of casualties in connection with the bombings can be found here.

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Reported in: Issue 144
Date: 03.04.2019
Language: Italian
Country: Yugoslavia, Serbia
Keywords: NATO
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik Italia
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