Don’t trust the MSM!
The recycled footage shared on TV as a current event in the Russian-Ukraine conflict is enormous, and it’s impossible to know if they are true or fake.
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I don’t think that one person in America and the Western allies knows the real truth about Ukraine.
The old clips are reported as current because it’s easier to make Putin the tyrant.
We’re going to talk about this type of fake news.
One video that shows a massive explosion at a military depot in Ukraine in 2017 is presented as the current bombarding of Ukraine.
The video is being shared in the backdrop of full-scale invasion of Ukraine launched by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the early hours of February 24, 2022. Social media has been inundated with unrelated images and videos passed off as the ongoing war.
The caption with one such video reads as, “Massive explosion at Ukraine #RussiaUkraineConflict”.
BOOM did a reverse image search on one of the key frames of the video using Yandex – a Russian search engine. We found the same image in an article by the Irish Times, published on September 27, 2017. The caption with the video says, “Explosions at a military ammunition depot in central Ukraine were seen in the early hours of Wednesday, September 27th, 240 km from the capital. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said ‘external factors’ were behind the incident.”
Taking a cue from this, we performed a related keyword search on the internet and found several news articles about the incident.
Reuters shared something about the 2017 explosion.
The destruction of two ammunition depots this year have dealt the biggest blow to Ukraine’s combat capability since the start of its separatist conflict, security and military officials said on Thursday.
Massive explosions at a military depot in the Vynnytsya region, 270 km (170 miles) west of Kiev, forced the authorities to evacuate 24,000 people on Wednesday. Another large depot was destroyed in March.
It is not clear if the explosions were accidents or sabotage, either of which would underscore poor security at the bases, but officials traded blame for the resulting losses.
“The country has suffered the biggest blow to our fighting capacity since the start of the war,” the secretary of the Ukrainian Security and Defence Council, Oleksandr Turchynov, told journalists.
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