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September 15, 2022 1:40 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Russia's Defense Ministry published a video showing the destruction of a barge, on which Ukrainian Special Forces were supposedly being transported to retake the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. However, the “barge” was actually the support of a bridge built and mostly destroyed during WWII. The fake was spotted by Russia-focused, independent media outlet The Insider and the Gray Zone Telegram channel.

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