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OCCRP: US armed Syrian opposition fighters with Soviet-made weapons


The US Department of Defense purchased Soviet-made weapons from Kazakhstan, Georgia, and Ukraine for Syrian rebels. This was stated in the published results of the months-long investigation by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN).
It was reported that for these purchases, the US lowered the requirements for production standards. The weapons are intended for Syrian opposition fighting against the terrorists of the Islamic state. “The Pentagon hired an entire army of contractors and subcontractors from rich military-industrial corporations to firms with links to organized crime,” the results of the investigation say.
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Source: UaWire

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World press about Ukraine

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OCCRP: US armed Syrian opposition fighters with Soviet-made weapons


The US Department of Defense purchased Soviet-made weapons from Kazakhstan, Georgia, and Ukraine for Syrian rebels. This was stated in the published results of the months-long investigation by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN).
It was reported that for these purchases, the US lowered the requirements for production standards. The weapons are intended for Syrian opposition fighting against the terrorists of the Islamic state. “The Pentagon hired an entire army of contractors and subcontractors from rich military-industrial corporations to firms with links to organized crime,” the results of the investigation say.
“According to …read more

Source: UaWire

World press about Ukraine

World press about Ukraine

The category “World Press” is created to observe information about Ukraine in the world media. More information about “World Press” category you can read here

World press category: terms & conditions

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