Fact checks

2 months ago

What is the "Fact Checks" section?

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13 hours ago

Russian fake: CIA agent ‘killed’ in missile strike in Kyiv

Was the 140th star really installed at the CIA headquarters in his memory?

1 day ago

Russian fake about Nova Kakhovka: Animals did not die as there was no zoo

How TASS refuted the Ukrainian media reports, citing a "representative of emergency services"

2 days ago

Russian fake about Kyiv HPP: 4-meter wave will cover Obolon

The Russians passed an apocalyptic forecast of a pseudo-expert off as the statement by local authorities

1 week ago

Photo fake about strikes on ‘military objects’ in Dnipro city

Russian propaganda illustrated a missile attack on Ukraine with footage of forest fires in Tyumen region

1 week ago

How Kremlin Enriches Disinformation with Depleted Uranium

Russian propaganda is trying to sow panic after the attack on Khmelnytskyi on May 13. To this end, they invented a message about a “radiation catastrophe.” 

2 weeks ago

Russian propaganda faked front cover of French weekly Courrier International

The newspaper has recently criticized Russian authorities - "Putin has known for a long time that he lost"

2 weeks ago

Russian propaganda shot down NATO's F-16 jet over Bakhmut with Kinzhal

The fact that these jets have not even been handed over to Ukraine did not prevent Russians from creating fake news

2 weeks ago

Genocide of Crimeans: Russian propagandists fabricate intel chief Budanov’s video interview

Russian propagandists have combined different extracts from a video interview with the chief of the Ukrainian intelligence, Kyrylo Budanov

3 weeks ago

Rusfake: Ukrainians sell ambulances from Dutch volunteers for spare parts

Manipulation of online ads is one of the tools regularly used by Russian propaganda to create fakes

3 weeks ago

Russian propaganda trying to hide war crime in Mykolaiv

Traditional fakes are no longer enough, fake 'fact checks' are used instead

3 weeks ago

Russian fake: Nuclear disaster in Ukraine

Russian propaganda used footage of explosions in Iran and Syria for illustration

4 weeks ago

Fake about war: Ukrainians in Estonia being called up for military training under threat of deportation

Russian propaganda has created a new "trend" - Europe wants to "mobilize" Ukrainians abroad

4 weeks ago

Russian fake news: Sumy, Chernihiv regions overrun with Poles, while Ukrainians driven out of homes

If Ukrainians leave the regions neighboring with Russia, it is because Russian missiles and bombs

1 month ago

Sunken German-made Marder IFV: Afghanistan in 2010 was portrayed as Ukraine in 2023

Russian propaganda continues to create false stories about Ukrainian tankers and German military equipment

1 month ago

Russian propagandists invent fake about bonfire marshmallow scented candles ‘House of Trade Unions’

Propagandists invented another fake to mark the "sacred date"

1 month ago

Russian propaganda: Military corps being formed in Poland to join war efforts in Ukraine

The Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian Brigade was established back in 2014 but is not involved in the war raging in Ukraine

1 month ago

Russian fake news: NGU commander allegedly orders that violators be shot dead at checkpoints

Russian propagandists have fabricated an order allegedly issued by a commander of one of military units in the National Guard of Ukraine (NGU)

1 month ago

Religious deception: what Russian propaganda portrays as 'satanic rites' by Orthodox Church of Ukraine

Russia continues to discredit the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

1 month ago

Russian fake regarding Ukrinform: non-existent report of non-existent bill

It is not the first time that propagandists have exploited the design style of Ukrinform's reports to post fake news.

1 month ago

Easter manipulation: Americans paint potatoes instead of eggs

For the Americans – a joke and entertainment, for Russian propaganda – a reason to report the “economic crisis” in the USA

1 month ago

Russian fake about Ukrainian school: In Lviv, children learn Poland’s anthem by heart

A forged parents’ chat and an open history lesson about Polish symbols for the "administration"

2 months ago

Religious fake: Russians fabricate ‘arson attack’ on UOC MP church

Russian propagandists have passed off a 10-year-old video taken in Russia’s Astrakhan region as a new video from Ukraine’s Mykolaiv region

2 months ago

Religious fake: Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, UOC (MP), and photo manipulation

Russian propaganda passed off the gathering of believers for the divine liturgy as a protest rally

2 months ago

Russian propagandists imitate Franc Tireur’s cover page

Journalists from the French publication, Franc Tireur, often criticize Russia and Putin for the crime of aggression against Ukraine

2 months ago

Russian fake about Ukraine allegedly reselling ambulance donated by Poland

Russian propagandists continue attempts to create tension between Ukrainians and Poles

2 months ago

Another Russian propagandist fake: Poles allegedly choose hotels with no Ukrainians

Russian propagandists have fabricated a house hunting website

3 months ago

Russian video fake: Zelensky and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer

Russian propaganda continues to forge videos with representatives of Ukrainian authorities

3 months ago

Geographical ignorance in Russian fake about British Prime Minister

Russian fake about the British Prime Minister made by low achievers in geography

3 months ago

Fake video: Darts and Zaluzhny portrait

Russian propaganda created a fake TikTok account allegedly run by the Ukrainian military

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