The White Helmets organization is accused of cooperating with terrorists and carrying out propaganda activities against the Syrian government.
There is a so-called Public Health Research Centre or Lugar Laboratory in Georgia.
It is believed that this centre contains a biological laboratory belonging to the US Department of Defence. In 2015, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced that the Lugar Center is hosting a research centre for the United States Armed Forces.
Russian officials suspect that the US and Georgian authorities are trying to cover up the activities of this biological laboratory that examines serious epidemic diseases.
Conspiracy theory based on recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about biological weapons and the Lugar Lab in Georgia.
The Richard Lugar Center for Public Health Research is a facility of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC), which became operational in August 2013. The Lugar centre is a top-tiered institution in NCDC’s laboratory network and serves as a reference laboratory for Georgia’s public health system.
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