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White Helmets Plotting False Flag Chemical Attack in Southern Syria

Summary of Disinformation

The NGO’s presence in the region may signify preparations for a new false flag chemical attack amid the Syrian Army’s advance against jihadists in the region. The sources added that the tightness of the frontlines in the area may hinder the White Helmets from going ahead with their plans.

 

 

Disproof

No evidence given. Recurring disinformation https://medium.com/dfrlab/syriahoax-part-two-kremlin-targets-white-helmets-c6ab692d4a21. The White Helmets are regularly accused of  being responsible for chemical attacks in pro-Kremlin disinformation https://euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=white+helmets&disinfo_issue=&date=, https://euvsdisinfo.eu/from-sweden-with-love/

Sputnik is a state-funded outlet created in December 2013 as part of a broader restructuring of Russian government media. According to the presidential decree, which established its parent company, Sputnik’s purpose is “reporting the state policy of the Russian Federation, and public life in the Russian Federation, abroad.” medium.com/dfrlab/blowing-the-whistle-on-sputnik-493e0bc26e99,

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Reported in: Issue 113
Date: 23.06.2018
Language: English
Country: Russia, Syria
Keywords: false flag, White Helmets, Chemical weapons/attack, Syrian War, Sputnik
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik
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