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Fact check: No Putin tattoo sessions in German hospice

By DW
17 September 2022   |   11:55 am
A strange video is spreading on Telegram and Twitter: Hospice residents in Germany are allegedly getting tattoos of Putin to take him to his death as "living voodoo dolls." The whole thing is a fake.

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