East StratCom disinformation claim:

The UN report says that Russia has not committed a single war crime in Syria.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 2. March 2017

Debunk claim:

According to the report, The Syrian government and Russia mainly used unguided, indiscriminate munitions on civilian areas, killing 300 people, including 96 children, in the first four days of a September offensive alone: https://documents-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G17/026/63/PDF/G1702663.pdf?OpenElement.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) within framework of the Centre for International Relations´ project co-financed by the Visegrad Fund in Disinformation Review issue 61. The item is located at row number 29 in the report.

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