The White Helmets were exposed by RT for staging videos numerous times; they were ”putting make-up on the faces of the victims, telling them what to say and doing lifesaving procedures on a deceased child”
Russia has consistently tried to compromise the NGO with accusations. The NGO is widely respected and received last year's Right Livelihood Award bit.ly/2h5udy1. The White Helmets once produced a so-called staged "mannequin challenge" video. They also apologized for the "error of judgement": cnn.it/2gtZ07j // This does not mean that all their other videos, filmed by cameras on their helmets, are false. The White Helmets are the only independent observers present in that part of Syria.