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Fake The colors of the Ukrainian flag were added to the flag of the LGBTQIA+ community

This thesis is spread on social networks together with the picture of the LGBTQ IA+ flag - a community to which the colors of the Ukrainian flag - blue and yellow stripes - have been added. Some users also allegedly spread a statement by Oleksiy Arestovych, an adviser to the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, in which he allegedly said that Detector.

In fact, no official sources have published this quote from Arestovich, and the flag of the LGBTQIA+ community does not contain the colors of the state flag of Ukraine. According to Reuters, the portal Know Your Meme, which documents memes and Internet culture, wrote about the changed color of the flag. They clarified that the photo initially had an ironic meaning, but later various users began to distribute it without context as factual information.

The American online magazine LGBTQ Nation noted that propaganda against the LGBTQ IA+ community is "an important part of Russia's military efforts." "The Putin regime's focus on humiliating the LGBT community inside Russia is being used as part of its military action against the Ukrainian population," the newspaper said.

This fake provoked a wave of ridicule and criticism of Ukraine by foreign audiences on social networks. In particular, they mentioned attacks during prides in various Ukrainian cities. So, it is obvious that this fake was spread to stop the support of Ukraine among foreigners.

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