A country that stretches across eastern Europe and northern Asia. Russia, once the dominant republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.; colloquially known as the Soviet Union), became an independent country following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991.
Z-Bloggers Exploit Russia-Ukraine Conflict and Profit From War Propaganda
Disinformation Around the Reported Demise of Russian Warlord Yevgeny Prigozhin
This Explosion Was Not Caused by the Collision of Two Electric Vehicles
A video captures an explosion resulting from the collision of two electric vehicles triggered by the ignition of a lithium battery.
This Video Does Not Show Russia's Air Raids on the Ukrainian Port City of Odesa
A video clip shows various scenes of Russian missiles targeting two British cargo vessels transporting weapons to Ukraine, resulting in multiple signific
This Photo Does Not Feature Putin in Moscow After the Wagner Rebellion
A photo features the Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow after the Wagner group rebellion.
This Photo Does Not Show a Civilian Car Targeted by the Russian National Guard
A photo shows a civilian car that was mistakenly fired upon by the Russian National Guard, believing it was carrying members of the Wagner group in Boguc
Outdated Video of Russia's Vladimir Putin Heading to Kremlin Circulates
A video shows Vladimir Putin on his way to the Kremlin after the beginning of
Turkey Did Not Accuse Ukraine of Blowing Up the Nova Kakhovka Dam
Turkey has accused the Ukrainian regime of blowing up the Nova Kakhovka Dam in the Kherson region.
Escalating Tensions: Ukraine's Potential Counteroffensive and the Information War
Newsmax Features U.S. Building Collapse Footage in Report on Russian Drone Attack
Video of a Dutch Eagle Was Misleadingly Attributed to Russia
A video shows a Russian eagle intercepting drones.
Video Does Not Show Biden Dozing Off During Meeting with Lavrov
A video shows the moment when U.S. President Joe Biden appears to be asleep during a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Se
Sergey Lavrov Did Not Recently Meet the Ruling Leader of Sudan
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with the ruling leaders of Sudan on April 16.
This Video Does Not Show Ukrainians Recently Burning a Russian Church
The video shows a Russian Church in the Mykolaiv region burned by Ukrainian militants.
This Video Does Not Show the Destruction of a Ukrainian Ammunition Depot in Kherson
The video shows the recent destruction of an ammunition depot in Kherson, Ukraine.
Russian Court Accuses Wikipedia of Spreading Military ‘Misinformation’
This Photo Does Not Show a Man Shooting an Iranian Drone in Kyiv
A photo shows a Kyiv man shooting down a drone from his window.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy Green Screen Video Sparks Conspiracy Theories Online
This Video Does Not Depict an American Bomber Landing in Poland
A video depicts the arrival of a U.S. B2 Spirit bomber in Poland amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
This Video Does Not Depict the Crimea-Russia Bridge Explosion
A video captures the explosion of the Kerch Strait road-and-rail bridge in Crimea.
Musk’s Russia-Ukraine Peace Plan Stirs Online Criticism and Misinformation
Jeremy Bowen Did Not Fake Reporting From the Frontline
BBC’s reporter Jeremy Bowen was pretending to be reporting from the frontline of war when a civilian woman appeared in the footage.
Polsat Did Not Refer to Putin as the Ukrainian President
Polsat, a Polish news channel, referred to Vladimir Putin as Ukraine's president.
Israel Satirized for Rejecting Russia’s Annexation
Israel condemns Russia's illegal annexation of another nation's territory.
Misleading Content Accuses China of Assisting Russia's Invasion of Ukraine
The Video of Anti-War Protests in Saint Petersburg Is Not Recent
A video shows recent anti-war protests in St. Petersburg, Russia. The protesters are chanting: “No to war!”
The Video of the Russian Man Hiding in the Fridge Is Not Recent
A video shows a Russian man hiding in the fridge to avoid compulsory military conscription.
'The Simpsons' Did Not Predict the Death of Queen Elizabeth II and Other Global Events
This Video Does Not Show the European Parliament Celebrating the G7 Oil Price Cap Decision
A video depicts the European Parliament celebrating the G7 decision to impose a price cap on Russian oil.
This Robot Dog Is Not Iranian
The video shows an Iranian made robot dog carrying a rocket launcher on its back.
Viral Photo of Agnetha Fältskog in Solidarity With Ukraine Is Edited
Photo shows the Swedish singer Agnetha Fältskog holding a T-shirt that symbolizes her solidarity with Ukraine.
Old Photo Shared as Swedish Archers Arriving in Ukraine
Photo shows Swedish archers arriving in Ukraine.
Satire: Money Magazine’s Cover Features Zelenskyy on a Horse Made of Cash
Money magazine's June 2022 cover features Ukrainian President Zelenskyy riding a cash horse.
Video of Russian Kinzhal Missile Destroying Ukrainian Weapons Depots Is Digitally Created
The video shows a Russian hypersonic Kinzhal missile recently used to destroy a Ukrainian weapons depot.
2008 Video Shared as Vessel Fighting Oil Rig Fire During the Ukraine War
A video shows the aftermath of an attack on an oil well that was carried out by Ukrainian forces off the coast of Crimea.
Green Screen Photo of President Zelenskyy Taken Out of Context
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was never in Ukraine, he has been using green screen to fake being there.
UAE Did Not Suspend Wheat Imports From India
UAE suspends wheat imports from India.
The New York Times Did Not Report Zelenskyy’s Death
According to the New York Times, Russian airstrikes killed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Macron Did Not Threaten Putin for Opposing Sweden and Finland Joining NATO
A video circulating shows French President Emmanuel Macron threatening Russia’s President Vladimir Putin with nuclear weapons, saying: “if you get close to Finland and Sweden, Russia will cease to
This Photo Is Old and Unrelated to McDonald’s Decision to Leave Russia
The photo shows hundreds of Russians lining up in front of McDonald's to purchase their final meal before the fast-food chain leaves Russia permanently.
Old Photo Shared as a Recently Seized Weapon by Russian Forces in Ukraine
Photo of a foreign weapon seized by Russian special forces in Ukraine.
Outdated Photos From Siberia Shared as Recent Russian Forest Fires
Photo shows the recent Russian wildfires.
Photo of Soldiers During a Simulation Exercise Does Not Prove That the War on Ukraine Is Fake
Photo of Ukrainian soldiers carrying paintball guns proves that the war is staged and fake.
Fake Document Falsely Claims That Poland Is Intervening in the Ukrainian War
Several Polish airborne units have been deployed to assist Ukraine in securing infrastructure in Lviv and Volyn Oblast.