DISINFO: To exemplify how NATO interventions work, a picture of dead...
  • Outlet: Ukraina.ru (archived)*
  • Date of publication: January 09, 2017
  • Outlet language(s): Russian
  • Reported in: Issue 54
  • Countries / regions discussed: Kosovo

DISINFO: To exemplify how NATO interventions work, a picture of dead...


To exemplify how NATO interventions work, a picture of dead civilians showing the outcome of NATO bombings in Kosovo in 1999 is published.


The photo published by Politicano was taken by a Reuters’ photograph Peter Andrews on August 28 1995 in Bosnia reut.rs/2iKN0fS, and shows the explosion near Markale market that killed 38 people. The explosion took place in the light of the armed conflict between the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serb Republic. In 1999, the UN investigation bit.ly/2igDk0y, revealed that the missiles were thrown from west, Lukavica, which then belonged to Bosnian Serbs. bit.ly/2jn7AUp,


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