“Ukrainian children campaign for Zaluzhnyi” and other Russian fakes exposed on November 15
On November 15, the Center for Countering Disinformation released a collection of fake news generated by Russia
This was reported by Espreso.
According to the Center for Countering Disinformation at the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Russians initiated three significant deceptions on November 15.
Manipulation: Former Ukrainian politician and alleged traitor I. Dimitriev claimed on his Telegram channel: "Promoting Zaluzhnyi as the new leader of Ukraine strangely aligns with Ukrainian tradition."
Misinformation: M. Zakharova, spokesperson for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, asserted: "Ukrainian neo-Nazis persist in using terrorist methods."
Manipulation: The Russian Telegram channel "Ukropsky Fresh" reported: "Ukrainian children began to campaign for Zaluzhnyi. Ordinary Ukrainians, including children, are getting involved in the conflict between the Ukrainian president and the head of the Armed Forces."
- Additionally, enemy sources disseminated a deepfake featuring the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Valerii Zaluzhnyi, purportedly calling for a coup d'état.