It turns out Russia's 'evidence' of the US helping ISIS was just video game screenshots
One year ago - By Business Insider
The Russian Ministry of Defense posted on social media on Monday "irrefutable evidence" that the US was aiding ISIS in Syria.
The pictures turned out to be screenshots from a video game and old videos shot in Iraq.
The Russian Ministry of Defense has since deleted the posts.
Moscow has for months been accusing the US of aiding ISIS in Syria, and on Monday, the Russian Ministry of Defense finally tweeted out "irrefutible evidence" of the collusion.
But it turns out the evidence was just screenshots of a video game and old videos from Iraq, according to Bellingcat .
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Russia Admits To Using Video Game Footage To Prove U.S. Helping ISIS in Syria, Posts New 'Evidence'
One year ago - By Newsweek
Russia's Defense Ministry blamed the embarrassing error on a civil service employee, but provided new images it said were "irrefutable evidence" of U.S.-ISIS ties.
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