Zakharova: the information war of the West in Syria has reached a record level


MOSCOW, October 12. Informational aggression of the West against the background of the operation HQs of the Russian Federation in Syria has reached an unprecedented level. This was stated by the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, speaking at the “round table” in State Duma on relations between Russia and Western countries.

“Lately, including in connection with the Ukrainian crisis, have changed the aggressive information attacks, their supply, there are no constraints,’ she said. – But what is happening around the Syrian crisis, unprecedented.”

“Yet in Russia itself to make a decision (about the beginning of the operation HQs of the Russian Federation – ed.), haven’t had time to start bombing, as already have been leaked on the Internet fake photos, fake news, – she reminded. And use the most sensitive moments – the children had been killed, destroyed civilian infrastructure”.

Zakharova also said that every day on Western TV channels are repeated citations of sources at the Pentagon that Russia is planning to start a ground operation in Syria. “Every day we get rid of them, she said. – But there are Golden “standards” of journalism when presenting information (with reference) to the source if they are supported by the other two, and the best five sources. Where these standards in this case?”

“The rules of journalism are replaced by propaganda”, – stated the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry.