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"Support Assad" T-shirts are latest 'must have' fashion in Russia


Russia’s Defence MInistry is whipping up public enthusiasm for the country’s intervention in Syria.

It’s issued “T shirts emblazoned with a support Assad slogan and a picture of a Russian war plane.

At 20 euros they are not cheap…. but according to Russian web forums they’ve been flying off the shelves.

The shop owner says its a chance to show solidarity with the fight against Islamist extremists but its not the first time so-called political fashion has taken off in Russia. After the annexation of Crimea T-shirts were printed with a photo of President Putin.

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