A Russian-speaking self-described "photographer" based in the rebel-controlled city of Idlib, Syria has published hundreds of posts on Telegram, Twitter, and Instagram highlighting daily life there, promoting jihad, and urging people to donate money via cryptocurrencies or other online platforms to support the mujahideen and needy families. The "photographer" who runs the accounts on Telegram, Twitter, and Instagram is also behind at least two YouTube channels with the same name featuring Russian-speaking fighters defending their decisions to join the mujahideen in Syria and stressing that they seek to fight for the sake of Allah, implement His shari'a and attain martyrdom.
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