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Skripal poisoning and Syria bombing a "Big Anglo-Saxon provocation"

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Skripal poisoning and Syria bombing a “Big Anglo-Saxon provocation” and part of the same construct. [—] Three Western nations took the decision to attack Syria on the basis of “YouTube clips. Douma incident was a fake, involved a Russophobe state: Great Britain, or “Little Britain”. [—] “These two British provocations”  [the Skripal poisoning and the “fake” chemical attack in Douma]  makes it clear that this is “one grand devious design”.


Repeating recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation on "anglo-saxons", Sergei Skripal poisoning, and chemical attack in Douma, Syria. euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=&disinfo_issue=&disinfo_keywords%5B%5D=77329&date=, , euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=sergei+skripal&disinfo_issue=&date=, , euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=syria&disinfo_issue=&disinfo_keywords%5B%5D=77353&date=,

On Saturday, a high number of civilians were killed in the besieged Syrian city of Douma, with evidence pointing towards another chemical attack by the regime, according to the EU.

See also Bellingcat's open source survey on the suspected chemical attack: https://www.bellingcat.com/news/mena/2018/04/11/open-source-survey-alleged-chemical-attacks-douma-7th-april-2018/

On April 10 Russia vetoed a U.S.-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution that would have created a new inquiry to ascertain blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

Joint Investigative Mechanism found Syria’s Government responsible for last year’s attack in Khan Shaykhun.

In September 2017, the UN Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic summarized 33 separate incidents where it had found use of chemical weapons. Since then there have been several additional suspected chemical attacks. Between March 2013 and March 2017, the Commission documented 25 incidents of chemical weapons use in the Syrian Arab Republic, of which 20 were proven to have been perpetrated by government forces and used primarily against civilians.


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Reported in: Issue 104
Date: 15.04.2018
Language: Russian
Country: UK, Russia, Syria
Keywords: Douma, Chemical weapons/attack, Anglo-Saxon
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vesti Nedeli s Dmitriem Kiselyovym @Rossiya 1, 00:00:00, 00:14.00, 1:12.00
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