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Debunking claims that Izium mass graves are Ukrainian propaganda

By France24
24 September 2022   |   11:55 am
Pro-Russian accounts on social media are falsely claiming that certain civilian graves found in Izium date from before the Russian occupation. In this edition of Truth or Fake, we debunk claims that the graves were staged by Ukrainian authorities.

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