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Russia’s Claim of Chemical, Bio Labs in Ukraine Is a Ruse

Posted on AllSides March 12th, 2022
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In the latest in a series of specious and outlandish justifications for its illegal, immoral, and brutal invasion of sovereign Ukraine, Russia is claiming that Washington and Kyiv are working together to develop chemical and biological weapons.

Pure Putin propaganda.

Indeed, according to the U.S. State Department this week:

The United States does not own or operate any chemical or biological laboratories in Ukraine, it is in full compliance with its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention and Biological Weapons Convention, and it does not develop or possess such weapons anywhere.

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