On February 27th, information about the deployment of a Russian air landing party in Kyiv has been circulating on social media. The following Facebook pages: “Dantes,” “Jurisprudence” and media outlets – “News Agency – DailyInfo.Ge,” “TIA.GE,” and “Rustavi 2” have been claiming that the occupier’s air landing parties have infiltrated Kyiv through parachutes.
The information about the alleged deployment of a Russian landing party in Kyiv is false. Adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Herashchenko labelled the disseminated information as fake.
On the night of February 27th, Ukrainian and Russian telegram channels reported that a Russian air landing party was flying over Sofievskaya Borshagovka near Kyiv. A few minutes later, the same telegram channel (Украина Online Новости Война) wrote that the information about the landing was not verified and according to one of the versions, the photo showed traces left by the Ukrainian air defence.
Anton Herashchenko, the adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, immediately responded to the disseminated photo and information on his Telegram channel (Pravda Gerashchenko) calling it a lie:
Anton Herashchenko, the adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine: “In short, the information about the deployment of a Russian landing party in Sofievskaya Borshagovka is fake, and very cheap and poorly painted as such.”
Within minutes, a statement of the Ukrainian politician, Evgeniy Karas, appeared on the Telegram channel УНИАН – новости Украины, clarifying that the silhouettes in the sky were traces of anti-aircraft guns.
For more information about the local stream of disinformation around the Russia-Ukrainian conflict, see the following materials:
- The Photo from 2014 Used to Illustrate the Siege of Kharkiv during the 2022 War
- A Video of the 2020 Russian Parade is Used to Falsely Illustrate the Attack on Ukraine
- The Video from 2016 Disseminated with a False Description in the Context of the Ukrainian War
- The Alleged Video of the Mariupol Bombing Disseminated with a False Description
- Pro-Kremlin “Alt-Info” Shows Footage of Chemical Warehouse Explosion in China while Talking about the Russia-Ukraine War
- Instead of the Russia-Ukraine War, the Video Depicts Scenes from the Video Game “War Thunder”
- Disinformation About the Entry of the Russian Fleet and the Aerial Forces in Odessa
- U.S. Military Aid to Ukraine in 2022 or Brighton Pride in 2005?
- Did Joe Biden Unfollow Putin on Twitter?
- Information about the Death of Georgian Fighters in Ukraine is Disseminated without Indicating the Date
- 2017 Video of “NewsFront” Is Used to Illustrate the 2022 War in Ukraine
- Maidan 2014 or Kyiv 2022? What does the Video Depict?
- Information on the Capture of a Soldier of the Armenian Armed Forces in Kharkiv is
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