Propaganda, Fake Videos of Ukraine Invasion Bombard Users

The messages, videos and photos flying across Twitter, Facebook and Telegram far outnumber the airstrikes raining down on Ukraine.

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People ride a subway carriage as some of them read on their smartphones in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The messages, videos and photos flying across Twitter, Facebook and Telegram far outnumber the airstrikes raining down on Ukraine. They claim to show Russian fighter jets being shot down or Ukrainians dodging for cover in their own homes. Some are real, horrifying images of this war. Others had been lurking on the internet for years before Russia launched the largest attack on a European country since World War II. The invasion of…

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