Disinfo: The bombing of the Russian military base in Latakia was…


The bombing of the Russian military base in Latakia was prepared by the CIA and the aim was to kill Vladimir Putin.


Syrian opposition groups claimed responsibility for the attack: bit.ly/1RZ7bmz, // Vladimir Putin was not in Syria at that time.


  • Reported in: Issue 19
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 27/02/2016
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Russia, Syria
  • Keywords: Vladimir Putin, Conspiracy, CIA


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