BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:36 A.M.) – Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova highlighted on Thursday that the global media has not been covering the humanitarian crisis in Mosul like it campaigned for in the case of Syria’s Aleppo.

“In my opinion, it is obvious that the situation in Mosul is being distorted in one way or another. TV channels and newspapers are under direct influence, they are politically biased without a doubt,” she said.

“The articles that we read completely ignore the predicament of the local residents and the reasons which led to this tragedy. Such one-sided and limited coverage of the Mosul military operation is completely different from what we saw during the Syrian army’s offensive aimed at liberating Aleppo from terrorists and militants,” Zakharova stressed.

Zakharova then said Russia is launching a media blitz to highlight what is happening in Mosul.

“We are planning to take an unusual step. We have made up some headlines for the leading global media to use when covering the Mosul operation. We have dubbed this project ‘This what headlines would have been like if they were based on facts’,” Zakharova said.

“We are not trolling anyone, we are just trying to reach the media, their editors and correspondents, who, albeit undeliberately, have been ignoring the actual situation in Mosul thus distorting the truth,” she added.

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