On Tuesday, November 14, the Ministry of defense of Russia published in a Facebook statement, according to which the Western coalition headed by USA in Syria is cooperating with the IG, providing the militants of the «Islamic state» oviparity.
This statement was illustrated with photographs, allegedly proving the cooperation between the US and ISIS.
«The photos made on 9 November 2017 Russian unmanned vehicles, it is recorded as armed groups ISIS, fleeing from Russian air strikes and government troops, the multi-kilometer columns leaving Abu-Kemal in the direction of Wadi-es-Sabha on the Syrian-Iraqi border», — stated in the message of the Ministry of defense.
However, later the same day, a group of journalists Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT) said that the images, allegedly proving the cooperation between the US and ISIS are fake.
Twitter CIT stated that one image is actually a screenshot from the game for smartphones AC-130 Gunship Simulator, and the rest of the frames cut from movies the Iraqi Ministry of defense about the shooting of the militants under Fallujah in June 2016.
After exposing CIT the Russian defense Ministry said that checks against civilian employee «mistakenly attach the photographs to the statement of the military Department by the actions of the US-led coalition in Syria,» RIA Novosti reported.
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