July 15, 2014

Russia's Child Crucifixion Lie

Anna Nemtsova, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

The scene described on Russian state TV was gruesome: a small boy nailed to a board in eastern Ukraine for a crime his mother committed. But independent sources say it never happened.

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TAGGED: Russia, Ukraine, Slovyansk, Propaganda

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