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Debunking Russian claims that Bucha killings are staged

By France24
10 April 2022   |   5:39 am
Russia is accused of committing atrocities against Ukrainian civilians in Bucha, a town outside Kyiv, where dozens of corpses were found following the Russian troop withdrawal. After images of some of these corpses were shared on Twitter by the Ukrainian defence ministry, Russian media and pro-Russian accounts claimed that the bodies in the footage were actors. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.

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