Russia denies one of its servicemen executed in Syria by ISIS

By REUTERS
May 9, 2017 15:34
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Russia's defense ministry denied on Tuesday that a Russian serviceman had been captured and executed by the Islamic State group in Syria, Russian news agencies reported.

The US-based SITE monitoring website reported on Tuesday that Islamic State had issued a video showing the beheading of someone it described as a Russian intelligence officer captured in Syria.

The Russian defense ministry did not reply to a Reuters request seeking comment.


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