Russian Defense Ministry: White Helmets Staged 'Sarin Gas Attack' Videos

Russia's Ministry of Defense raises doubts about "Sarin gas attack" videos made by the White Helmets

Tue, Apr 18, 2017 | 3718 Comments
Sarin. It's only a flesh wound.
Sarin. It's only a flesh wound.

The Russian Ministry of Defense has released a statement regarding its investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria. 

Its initial findings: Despite their Academy Award, the White Helmets are B-List actors at best:

Two weeks passed after the alleged use of chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhoun. However, two videos made by the White Helmets are the only ‘evidence’ of the chemical weapon use. 

The statement points out that an actual WMD attack in Khan Sheikhoun is unlikely given that "there are no requests for special medicaments, antidotes, [or] decontaminants made by civilians or pseudo rescuers." 

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It continues:

Meanwhile, the number of unbiased experts, especially from western countries, asking these obvious questions increases every day.

These specialists cannot explain how representatives of the White Helmets managed to work for such a long period of time and remain alive without gasmasks and special protection equipment.

Probably because the White Helmets are either liars or magic Sarin wizards?

In other words: The Russians have found a very polite way of saying that the White Helmets staged the "Sarin gas attack" in Khan Sheikhoun. Surprise!

Yes, everyone wants to know how the White Helmets are immune to Sarin. Here's Assad last week, pointing out what is painfully obvious:

The fabricated videos that we’ve been seeing in Khan Sheikhoun when the rescuers try to rescue the victims — or the supposedly dead people or inflicted people — but actually, they weren’t wearing any masks, or any gloves. How? Where is the sarin? They should be affected right away.

We've written about this oddity before, but it's definitely worth repeating: The White Helmets are extremely brave for diving headfirst into a sarin swamp without even basic protective gear such as "gloves".

Yes, their fearlessness while surrounded by sarin has been well-documented by the likes of AFP:

These guys have sarin-soaked balls the size of watermelons. 

Or maybe something isn't quite adding up?

As usual, AntiWar.com's Justin Raimondo has distinguished himself with his "basic critical thinking skills" — quite rare for Twitter, as we're sure you are well aware:

 

 

 

Speaking at the Security Council meeting on Wednesday after the alleged attack, Russia's deputy UN ambassador Vladimir Safronkov said that the US-drafted resolution blaming Assad for using chemical weapons was based on "falsified reports from the White Helmets", an organization that has been "discredited long ago".

He's right. And so is Assad.


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