U.S. Accuses Russia of ‘Cover-Up’ in Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

Members of the Russian Military police in Syria

Russia is playing a major and active role in covering up a serious chemical weapons strike in Syria that was planned by the regime of embattled President Bashar al Assad, according to senior White House officials, who declassified a wide-range of intelligence on Tuesday that shows Moscow is waging an information campaign meant to undermine allegations Assad orchestrated the chemical weapons attack.