DISINFO: The US are establishing bio-defence labs alongside Russian borders
  • Outlet: sputniknews.com (archived)*
  • Date of publication: September 08, 2016
  • Outlet language(s): English
  • Reported in: Issue 39
  • Countries / regions discussed: US, Russia
Chemical weapons/attack

DISINFO: The US are establishing bio-defence labs alongside Russian borders


The US are establishing bio-defence labs alongside Russian borders, parading as civilian research institutes but they are in fact researching chemical weapons.


Conspiracy theory with no evidence.


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