Disinfo: Last Week’s Trend: Putin fights jihadis / US-backed maniacs in…

Summary

Last Week’s Trend: Putin fights jihadis / US-backed maniacs in Syria.

Disproof

There are numerous reports that Russia is bombing not only islamists in Syria, see e.g. statement of NATO Secretary General: bit.ly/1IjARtA, // The jihadis are not backed by the USA.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue8
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18/12/2015
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Russia, US, Syria
  • Keywords: Vladimir Putin, Terrorism

Disclaimer

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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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