Photos recently circulated on social media featuring U.S. fighter jets painted in Russian colors have fueled debates about the underlying causes.

Analysts expressed concerns about potential false flag airstrikes that might be conducted by U.S. Air Force on Syrian targets in order to blame on Moscow.

Canadian journalist Christian Borys, who first published the photos on his official Twitter account, noted out that the painting is a common practice of a standard training.

However, social media activists accused the United States of scheming false flags attacks in order to hold Russia responsible.

Tensions between the two super powers have dramatically escalated recently, with each accuses the other of obstructing a solution for the Syrian crisis.

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Daeshbags Sux
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Aircrafts can be recognized by their IFF (indicator driend of foe). If you can see and aircaft roundel, you’re as likely to recognize the aircraft type.
US took the habit to use russian camo since 1968 for top gun and 1972 for red-flag drills for the ‘agressor’ squadron. You can even have such camo considered for aircraft models.
This is very dubious to mistake a F/A-18 for a Flanker or some Mig-29, even wearing russian camo.

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3 thumbdowns for explaining facts? Let’s be clear : if the US or coalition turn their IFF off over Syria and don’t contact the russians before entering airspace, they might become targets for S-400 or S-300 or Pantsir/Tor etc… Jets ALWAYS fly above 5000m to avoid being targeted by ManPADS or AA guns… This high, it begins to be difficult to recognise the paintings of an aircraft, especially as the Russians ain’t the only one to paint the bellies in blue and have camo colours over and if roundels like the red star can be seen, the aircraft type will… Read more »

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Igor Dano

u make here a stupid zioamerican propaganda, moron.
the downvotes are not for being nice.

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Sean_in_Nyc

You see the company you keep when hop on the Russkie dopaganda machine? Facts only count when they support Russia or her interests. It does not matter that no one identifies a military aircraft by paintjob, visually, etc., and that the US has always done this for training. That this story is so beyond idiotic as a possible scenario. You keep your facts, the Russkies and allies know _the truth_. Keep this in mind when you decide to suspend rational disbelief on other subjects, and opt for the zero proof conspiracy theories that fly in the face of all sense,… Read more »

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It seems every article is becoming more and more idiotic these days at AMN. The site’s credibility hangs just above that of Pravda at this point.

I always figured this site was just part of some Russian sponsored psyop nonsense, but there were some interesting perspectives on Syria I could not get elsewhere. But now, even AMN Syrian news has turned into full blown ridiculous, barely coherent Russkie dopaganda.

Bye bye, baby, enjoy the trip out with the bathwater.