Bizarre even by Newseeek's and Wilkie's standards:

This article is full of inaccuracies and claims that are simply not consistent with findings from other independent sources, but this, I think, stands out as being singularly insane:

Furthermore, he would be placing at risk his patronage from Russia if they turned on him as a war criminal and withdrew their support for him.

Tactically, as a former soldier, it makes no sense to me that anyone would intentionally target civilians and children as the White Helmet reports suggest he did.