Fact checks

1 year ago

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9 months ago

Russian fake: Newest Su-57 destroys Ukrainian aircraft at record distance

Propagandists resorted to several manipulations to create an advertising fake about their "state-of-the-art" fighter jet

9 months ago

Russian fake: Olena Zelenska receives Israeli passport

The Russian propaganda is spreading a fake photo of a "document" on the Internet

10 months ago

Russian fake: Russian Federation sends another echelon of newest tanks to Ukraine

Propagandists used an old video to "prove" their military capability

10 months ago

Russia’s Defense Ministry passes its burned-out tank off as a Ukrainian one

Russian propaganda continues to invent victories for its army

10 months ago

Russian fake: Ukraine’s military intelligence actively looking for Russian-standard uniform for provocations in Belgorod region

Propagandists invented an order for a Ukrainian company and "bought up" uniform that has not been available for five years

10 months ago

Russian fake news: Ukrainian refugee demolished monument to Poles' struggle against Nazism

Propagandists portrayed decision by Polish authorities as act of vandalism committed by Ukrainian

10 months ago

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

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

10 months 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"

10 months 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

10 months 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

10 months 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.” 

10 months 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"

10 months 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

10 months 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

11 months 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

11 months ago

Russian propaganda trying to hide war crime in Mykolaiv

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

11 months ago

Russian fake: Nuclear disaster in Ukraine

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

11 months 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

11 months 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

11 months 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

11 months ago

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

Propagandists invented another fake to mark the "sacred date"

11 months 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

11 months 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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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"

1 year 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

1 year 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

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