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    Destroyed Anadan city, Northern Aleppo countryside, Syria

    Western Media Reveals Old Aleppo Wreckage, Attributes it to Russian Bombs

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    Western TV airing pictures of Aleppo destroyed long before Russian operation began in Syria, calling the aftermath of Russian airstrikes, the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj.-Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Thursday.

    "Leading American and European TV channels are showing footage of Aleppo, which was destroyed long before the Russian operation began in Syria; they are portraying it as the aftermath of Russian airstrikes," Konashenkov told journalists.

    According to the Defense Ministry's spokesman, it has become a pattern already "to blame Russia in all mortal sins."

    Meanwhile, US attack planes have bombed Aleppo on Wednesday and then put the blame for the aftermath on Russia, Konashenkov added.

    "We promised our American colleagues we would provide all information on Russian airstrikes in Syria and we've done so. Yesterday, two US A-10 fighter-bombers entered Syrian airspace and bombed targets in Aleppo. However, Colonel Steve Warren preferred not to make these sorties public," Igor Konashenkov told reporters.

    Earlier, the Pentagon accused Russia of destroying two hospitals in Aleppo. Russia has denied these allegations.

    Russia has been conducting precision airstrikes against Daesh (ISIL/ISIS/IS) militant group positions in Syria at the request of President Bashar Assad since September 30.


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    • NATO Zionists are under great pressure to stop Russian involvement and the usual Yellow Journalism of lies serve the propaganda interests. This can only mean the Russian bombing is working to disrupt and destroy the NATO Zionist backed terrorist false flag operations.


      *** Free Viktor Bout and All Pro-Russians, tortured, missing, murdered and or falsely imprisoned, in USA and NATO Secret Prison Axis, Account For All, Remember and Lawfully Avenge All Forevermore.***
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      Forget about the pictures and focus on the American intention to get themselves as close to the action as possible. If the Russians are bombing Aleppo and SAA is doing well what's the purpose of the American 1-2 sorties to fly over and drop the bombs in the same area?

      They would notify the Russians that their planes are coming and possibly even the target would be announced so SAA is like on pause and the Russians are away from them while they unload their 4-6 bombs and fly away.

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      Nothing new. We are fully aware that the western media propaganda channels lie on a Daily bases. Its strange that people look at this criminal media.
    • Matrix 68
      With the USA/NATO/EU distorting the facts and pushing a misinformation campaign against the Russian/Syrian forces, and the fact the Western coalition is supporting terrorists and want to topple the Assad government for their nefarious reasons, why are the Americans and the French operating in Syrian air space at all? So they bomb the hell out of urban areas, "accidentally" killing civilians and causing collateral damage so they can turn around and blame Syrian/Russian forces? This is crazy and doesn't make sense. The Syrian government never invited or requested USA/French forces into Syria. The USA is trying to bully themselves into Syria no matter what the cost and will try to legitimize any scheme in the UN that will allow their operations. If that doesn't work, they'll just bully their way by using their proxies , Turkey/Saudi to start the dirty war . The Syrians/Russians need to step up now and tell the American "partners" and their allies their services are no longer wanted and they have 1 week to get their gear/troops out or become legitimate targets. Enough is enough!!
    • Jet fuel can't melt steel beams
      Same lies from the the guys who caused that war.
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      The problem is that this kind of brainwashing works very well. People are hearing day after day the same false information from apparently different sources. Finally they believe those lies and nothing can convince them of another point of view.
    • choticastile
      Jeez, seems the ignorance caused by belligerence towards Russia, is resulting in mass brain cell die off in the US. Not even in the short term do their rantings make waves anymore, as the constant lies preceded by nothing but lies, no longer sensational, ignored for the drivel it is -- except perhaps in dumbed down Amerikka.

      Suffice to say, it is Russia's in roads into Daesh et al, supported by daily updates from Maj-Gen Konashenkov, which hold the world spell-bound, as every Russian sortie is watched and keenly debated afterwards.

      Go bandage your cowardly liar's wounds US -- The world is watching you bleed to death.
    • choticastilein reply toMikhas (Show commentHide comment)
      Mikhas, Well spoken my friend! Wish I'd been able to say it so short, sweet and to the point!
    • choticastilein reply tovendor(Show commentHide comment)
      vendor, When scheming is aimed at discrediting and killing to boot, when I ask, has the US ever notified anyone of what is always, their foul intent?
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      vendorin reply tochoticastile(Show commentHide comment)
      choticastile, what the USA and majority of the main-stream media are doing is well documented and laughed off by those with brain power who, at the end of the day count for something. The people who care about the reality TV do not even follow the current affairs in the ME because that Kardash booty is more important and that is all they see or care about. So? Let them make fools of themselves officially. Just like the French the other day.
    • choticastilein reply tovendor(Show commentHide comment)
      vendor, My reply actually supported what you said -- The US media already ignored, their news, of which perhaps only the headlines are absorbed, is aimed for local American and western allies' consumption, who say, "Hurray for the US and down with the Russians!" and then, as you describe, continue drinking their koolaid.
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      vendorin reply tochoticastile(Show commentHide comment)
      choticastile, agreed, I thought I just added an additional dimension to the one dimensional western media. The multi-dimensional addition was the Kardash arse. :)
    • choticastilein reply tovendor(Show commentHide comment)
      vendor, Yeah! Thought it was an excellent angle, hence couldn't resist responding. Actually western media should be called tunnel vision media!
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      vendorin reply tochoticastile(Show commentHide comment)
      choticastile, it happens when they go deep inside of the mentioned arse. :)
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      ivanwa88, but enviromentally friendly :)
    • choticastilein reply tovendor(Show commentHide comment)
      vendor, ROFTL! Go well...
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      ivanwa88, considering the size I have serious doubts now as the gasses could cause some serious global warming issues.
    • Blackie
      Here is a lady who knows the truth.
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      ivanwa88, only if you are a vegan :)
    • Is it because I am black?in reply toBlackie(Show commentHide comment)
      Blackie, and you guys, what do you think? Is she real or just another CIA whore?
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