Russian Federation accuses United States of not attacking Daesh in Syria town

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The Russian Defense Ministry did what every other troll does when caught red-handed - it deleted both posts.

The game in question is none other than AC-130 Gunship Simulator for Android and iOS. None of the five photographs attached to the post were what the Russians claimed them to be, said online sleuths, with one photograph apparently a screenshot from the promo for a mobile phone game called AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron.

"This is the irrefutable evidence that there is no struggle against terrorism as the whole global community believes", said the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation in an inflammatory Facebook post, which it also shared on Twitter.

"I would say the Russian Ministry of Defense statements are about as accurate as their air campaign".

The Russian Defense Ministry made a fool of itself today when it posted on Twitter and Facebook "irrefutable evidence" that the USA aided ISIS, which turned out to be screengrabs from a well-known video game and a video published online by the Iraqi military in 2016. "All content subject to change".

Russia's defence ministry has tried to pass off what appear to be stills from a mobile phone military simulation game as "irrefutable evidence" of cooperation between USA forces and Islamic State militants in Syria, Guardian writes.

Russian Federation alleges the U.S. is co-operating with so-called Islamic State by providing cover to fleeing IS militants.

The original is consistent with a June 2016 Iraqi military video, which shows coalition airstrikes and Iraqi military forces attacking an ISIS convoy fleeing Falluja.

The ministry is investigating its civil employee who attached a wrong photo to illustrate the ministry's statement on Abu Kamal.

According to the Russian MoD, Washington planned to "recover their combat capabilities,", so they could be used elsewhere in the Middle East as proxy forces on the Americans' behalf.

U.S. military spokesman Colonel Ryan Dillon called the Russian statements a "barrage of lies", saying they were "as accurate as their air campaign".

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