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Syrian military stormed a camp of Ukrainian ISIS fighters

Summary of Disinformation

The Syrian military found proof (cigarettes, flag and crossword) of Ukrainian nationals fighting for ISIS in Syria when storming a camp belonging to ISIS.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation that Ukraine is somehow involved with or training ISIS fighters. As "proof" this time, Russian Ministry of Defence TV (recurring disinformation outlet https://euvsdisinfo.eu/dependent-media-russias-military-tv-zvezda/) is using a video which appears to be staged, where men dressed as soldiers speaking with a Syrian accent find Ukrainian cigarettes and a Ukrainian flag in what seems to be a rather luxurious building. At the end of the video the men randomly shoot out through the windows, without being shot at back. Further debunking at Stopfake.org https://www.stopfake.org/fejk-sirijskie-voennye-vzyali-shturmom-lager-ukrainskih-boevikov-ig/.

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Reported in: Issue 82
Date: 28.09.2017
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: Ukraine, Syria
Reported by: Stopfake
Keywords: TV Zvezda, Daesh
Disinforming outlet: TV Zvezda
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