Russian Federation posts videogame image as 'irrefutable proof' U.S. helps IS

A multifunctional fighter-bomber Su-34 of the Russian Aerospace Forces lands at Hemeimeem air base in Syria

"This is the irrefutable evidence that there is no struggle against terrorism as the whole global community believes", the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement posted on Facebook along with photos.

Russian servicemen salute as air force pilots arrive to board a Russian Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jet before departure on a mission at the Russian Hmeimin military base in Latakia province, in the northwest of Syria, on December 16, 2015.

Asked about Russian allegations of the USA helping Islamic State around Albu Kamal, Colonel Ryan Dillon, spokesman for the US -led coalition fighting Islamic State, said: "The Russian ministry of defence statements are about as accurate as their air campaign and I think that is a reason for them to start, you know, coming out with their latest barrage of lies". "However, the US command's refusal to carry out strikes on the convoys of ISIL terrorists retreating from Albu Kamal on November 9 is an objective fact reflected in the transcripts of the talks and therefore, fully known to the USA side", Interfax news agency quoted the ministry as saying.

The images are consistent with a mix of screengrabs from a number of clearly identifiable videos. While they took most of it out, you can still see "ALL CONTENT" at the top right. The Russian MOD, however, captioned it somewhat differently, suggesting that the image was captured on November 9, 2017, depicting an "ISIS automobile convoy leaving Abu Kamal for Syrian-Iraqi border".

At Least Three Dead, Students Wounded After Shooting At California School
Police fatally shot the attacker after reports of at least seven shooting scenes, including an elementary school, Johnston said. "Multiple students" have been airlifted from the scene according to Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston, including a 6-year-old.

The images were taken from a video published online by the Iraqi military in June 2016, showing a joint US-Iraqi mission that attacked an ISIS convoy outside Falluja.

With the ruse exposed, other users and national security experts were quick to point out that the rest of the photos shared by the Russian Defense Ministry were also fakes [1, 2].

Russian Federation recently cited stills from a video game as proof that the US was working with ISIS before quickly receiving backlash and ridicule from those who recognized the images. The Twitter post has since been deleted.

A US Department of Defense spokesman said this incident was just the latest "episode" by the Russians.

Related News:

  • Security forces kill 81 terrorists in Somalia

    Security forces kill 81 terrorists in Somalia

    Special Forces attacked the Al-Shabaab camp in Jilib district on Saturday, based in the Middle Jubba region in southern Somalia. Unmanned drones were used to carry out the attacks in coordination with Somalia's government.
    Today will release new info. on PSU hazing trial

    Today will release new info. on PSU hazing trial

    The footage in question led to new charges against 12 people in the case, ranging from felony aggravated assault to misdemeanors. The teen's mother, Evelyn Piazza, added, "Your life is too important to put it on the line for a brotherhood or a sisterhood".

    Horse race bet with William Hill

    How to place a bet To place your wager/bet, all you need is to provide the appropriate information to the ticket writer. Simply you just have to pay £1horse bet and you can easily watch the live horse racing broadcast on your device.
  • Tiffany Haddish addresses Hollywood sexual misconduct allegations in SNL opening monologue

    Tiffany Haddish addresses Hollywood sexual misconduct allegations in SNL opening monologue

    The first black female stand-up comedian to host Saturday Night Live , Tiffany Haddish , also talked about Hollywood's sexual assault allegations.
    Goodwin Lost Infant Daughter Hours Before 49ers Win

    Goodwin Lost Infant Daughter Hours Before 49ers Win

    Goodwin scored a touchdown for the 49rs just hours later, blowing a kiss to the sky before collapsing in the end zone . Goodwin was one of three National Football League players who took a knee to protest during Veterans Day weekend.
    Colin Kaepernick Named

    Colin Kaepernick Named "Citizen of the Year" by GQ Magazine

    There are some who share GQ's opinion that Kaepernick would've been picked up had he not begun the protest. The magazine 's story includes comments from several of Kaepernick's supporters and confidants.
  • Allen County Public Health supports antibiotic awareness

    Allen County Public Health supports antibiotic awareness

    Taking antibiotics when they are not needed or worse, taking the wrong antibiotic reduces their effectiveness. Councillor Sweet added: "In addition, people take antibiotics for mild infections when they don't need to".
    Softbank set to buy $10 billion stake of Uber

    Softbank set to buy $10 billion stake of Uber

    Crucially, Softbank expects to buy up others' Uber shares at a lower price than it will pay for its direct investment. Uber said Sunday that it agreed to move forward on a proposed investment from SoftBank Group .
    Missouri AG subpoenas Google in antitrust investigation

    Missouri AG subpoenas Google in antitrust investigation

    A Google spokesman said that the company had not yet received Missouri´s subpoena, but that it has "strong privacy protections in place for our users".
  • Militant, Soldier Killed In South Kashmir Encounter

    Militant, Soldier Killed In South Kashmir Encounter

    The gunfights erupted in Kulgam and Pulwama districts, south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. An official said that CASO was launched in Lam forests last night after "specific inputs" about the presence of militants.
    Jazz C Gobert to miss a month with bone bruise

    Jazz C Gobert to miss a month with bone bruise

    At the end of the day, that (expletive) don't matter. "I just want him going for it, putting his nose on two or three more of those a game".
    Sledgehammer Addresses Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer Issues

    Sledgehammer Addresses Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer Issues

    Until the Call of Duty: WWII servers are back online fully, you will be alone in Headquarters unless you invite friends. The double XP event that's been extended for one more day is now scheduled to end on November 14 at 10 a.m.


Most liked

Pregnant women in urban areas at risk of getting gestational diabetes
We want to see a system where specialist support - from people who understand diabetes - is made available to those who need it. Sudarshan Ballal, chairman, Manipal Hospitals, and Dr Karthik Prabhakar, Consultant and HoD Diabetes and Endocrinology.

Australians say yes to marriage equality in historic vote
A young protester cheers in support during a march for marriage equality in Sydney . Australia has voted "Yes" to same-sex marriage.

Mugabe's house sealed off by army
Political analysts however say the military stayed quiet then because the beneficiary of Mujuru's downfall was the 75-year-old Mnangagwa, a war veteran.

Stalker sets Chennai woman, mother & sister on fire; woman dies
The woman, identified as Sindhuja, succumbed to the burns at the Kilpauk Medical College (KMC) Hospital (KMC) on Tuesday morning. Doctors at the KMC Hospital said Renuka and Nivedha suffered 49% and 23% burns repectively, mostly on their faces and hands.

North Korean defector was shot six times by border troops: UNC
If North Korea is proven to have fired shots through the area, this would constitute a breach of the armistice agreement. The most famous incident was in 1976, when two American army officers were killed by ax-wielding North Korean soldiers.

Rasgulla belongs to West Bengal, not Odisha
The GI tag was primarily developed with the goal of recognising the unique identity connecting different products and places. The Geographical Identification authorities ruled out today that it is Bengal where the popular rosogolla originated.

Bill Gates Donates $50 Million To Alzheimer's Research
He said, "It'll take probably 10 years before new theories are tried enough times to give them a high chance of success". Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates , speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York City, U.S., September 20.

The Weeknd 'dating Justin Bieber's ex Yovanna Ventura' after Selena Gomez split
Ventura and Bieber dated briefly back in 2015, after he had split with Gomez and had a (possible) brief fling with Kylie Jenner . The two were spotted leaving Hyde nightclub in Los Angeles and photographed holding hands in the back seat of his white Bentley.

Taylor Swift to perform at Metlife Stadium on 'Reputation' tour
Fervent fans are asking about when the "Should've Said No" singer will be in Europe and elsewhere, like Brazil and India. But if you're a verified Swiftie, fans can purchase tickets in advance through Ticketmaster Verified Fan Program .

Neymar Denies Rumors of Not Feeling at Home with PSG
Real have had issues at both right-back and at the heart of the defence this season and Marquinhos' versatility makes him a player that could help solve each problem.

University Of Arkansas Quarterback Cole Kelley Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI
Kelley had logged considerable playing time for the Razorbacks after an injury to Austin Allen in the University of SC game. Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema said in a statement released by the school he was informed of the incident.

Microsoft's Black Friday deals: Idol 4S for $169 & $150 off Galaxy S8/S8+
The Xbox One X console came out last week and now we have the estimated numbers it managed to sell in the United Kingdom market. Both of these will come bundled with a Black Type Cover that should make it an excellent option when it comes to productivity.

Qualcomm Rejects $130 Billion Broadcom Merger Proposal
Our scenario analysis examines Qualcomm earnings in various iPhone royalty scenarios with and without Huawei royalties. Qualcomm announced today it has rejected Broadcom's takeover bid, and for now, it will remain subsidiary to no one.

'Star Wars Battlefront II' Players Outraged Over Progression System, Microtransactions
Specifically, a controversial change to the game made it more hard to get Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. It now sits at negative 392,000 points, making it the most downvoted comment in Reddit history .

Brexit deal on withdrawal issues 'must be approved by MPs and peers'
If there's no deal at all, then Parliament won't get a vote, Davis told Parliament on Monday, prompting jeers from lawmakers. Parliamentary committees will begin scrutinising the Withdrawal Bill on Thursday.