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The Footage Of Residents Welcoming Russian Troops Is Not From Avdiivka

Ahmed Sabry Ahmed Sabry
23rd February 2024
The Footage Of Residents Welcoming Russian Troops Is Not From Avdiivka
The video was taken in Russia, not Ukraine (X)

The Claim

A video shows Ukrainians welcoming Russian soldiers.


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A video posted recently on X platform alleges to depict Ukrainian residents of Avdiivka welcoming Russian troops.

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Misbar’s Analysis

Misbar investigated the circulating video and found the claim to be misleading. 

Misbar's team found that the video dates back to 2022, and was taken in Russia, not Ukraine.

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The video was uploaded on a website stating it was filmed in the Oryol region in Russia, not in Ukraine. Additionally, the video was also posted on YouTube in April 2022.

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Fatalities and Injuries in Drone Attacks Across Ukraine

Officials reported that three individuals were killed and a minimum of eight were injured in drone assaults in Ukraine overnight, as disclosed on Friday.

In the Odesa region along the Black Sea, wreckage from one of the drones struck a building, sparking a fire that led to the deaths of three individuals, as confirmed by military administration chief Oleh Kiper. The deceased were recovered while firefighters were extinguishing the flames, Kiper conveyed through Telegram.

Meanwhile, in the Dnipropetrovsk region, a drone strike on a nine-story residential structure resulted in at least eight injuries, as reported by local authorities. The blast caused severe damage to multiple apartments, with ongoing search operations in progress.

Ukraine's air force stated that they successfully neutralized 23 out of the 31 Iranian-made Shahed-131/136 drones identified over the Odesa, Mykolaiv, Poltava, Dnipropetrovsk, and Kharkiv regions during the night.

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