Monday, June 24, 2024

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Photo Fake: Russia Takes Kharkiv

A photograph from 2014 Social media is abuzz with postings of a photo showing a man in camouflage raising the Russian flag over the entrance...

Fake: Ukrainian Military Massively Deserting

Citing the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) as their source, several Kremlin controlled media claimed today that Ukrainian soldiers were deserting en-masse. “Scores of Ukrainian...

Fake: Ukrainian Joint Forces Base in Donbas Destroyed

On the morning of February 24 scores of pro-Kremlin publications announced that the Ukrainian Joint Armed Forces Donbas base was completely destroyed. The source...

Fake: Russians Land in Odesa, Mariupol, Kharkiv

The Ukrainian Military’s General Staff contradicts Russian reports that Russian troops have landed in Odesa, Mariupol and Kharkiv. Local residents also do not confirm...

Fake: Ukrainian Armed Forces Not Putting Up Fight in Face of Russian Invasion

Against the backdrop of a full scale Russian invasion, Russian media continue spreading disinformation, this time claiming that Ukrainian military is simply not putting...

Fake: OSCE Confirms Ukraine’s Military Violating International Humanitarian Laws

In the OSCE’s Daily Monitoring Mission reports there is absolutely no mention of Ukrainian servicemen violating any humanitarian laws. On February 22 Russian propagandist media...

Russian fake: “Ukrainian Special Forces Attack Russia’s Border, Two APCs of the Armed Forces...

A video used by Kremlin media as “evidence” of a "incursion of a Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance group" shows not Ukrainian military equipment, but...

Fake: Ukraine Should Return Yanukovych Billions to Russia with Interest

Russian electronic media claim that Britain’s Supreme Court ruled against Ukraine in the case of a Yanukovych era loan. In fact no such decision...

Fake: Ukraine Surrenders Odesa for NATO Naval Base

Pro-Kremlin media regularly disseminate conspiracy theories about NATO bases in Ukraine. In fact, there are no NATO bases in the country. There are NATO...

Fake: US Senators Arm Ukraine to Capture Donbas

US Senators Rob Portman and Jeanne Shaheen have never claimed that the US was arming Ukraine to capture the Donbas. In their opinion piece...