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Did Russia leaked an insulting photo of Bashar al-Assad?

  Saturday 09th March 2019

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News websites and social media pages shared a photo of Bashar al-Assad waiting for the Russian president Putin while he was speaking with someone else.

Websites and pages said that the Russian media leaked this photo lately of Assad visit to Russia in November 2017.

Following a reverse-search conducted by Verify-Sy, it turns out that this photo wasn’t released lately but was taken from a video which was posted by Russian state media of Assad visit to Russia in November 2017.

Worth to mention that social media pages and accounts usually share photo of Assad and Putin meetings and say these meetings are a humiliation of Assad by Russians.