East StratCom disinformation claim:

Russia has several times urged Western states and international organisations to provide humanitarian aid to civilians from Aleppo, but has received no reply.

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Period/date: 13. December 2016

Debunk claim:

The EU is the leading donor in the international response to the Syrian crisis, with over €8.9 billion from the EU and Member States collectively allocated in humanitarian, stabilisation and development assistance since the start of the conflict http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-222_en.htm?locale=F. Furthermore, Russia has twice vetoed United Nations Security Council resolutions, in October and December, that demanded an immediate end to air strikes and military flights over Syria’s Aleppo city and called for a truce and humanitarian aid access throughout Syria http://research.un.org/en/docs/sc/quick

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Additional information

This information is reported by East Stratcom in Disinformation Review issue 52. The item is located at row number 22 in the report.

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