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Fake An explosion occurred in the port of Turkey due to weapons that were intended for the Ukrainian military

Anonymous telegram channels broadcasting pro-Kremlin rhetoric spread information that the cause of the explosion of grain tanks in the Turkish port of Derince on August 7 was supposedly a weapon intended for the Ukrainian military. “Or maybe there was not only grain, but also deadly “toys” for the Armed Forces of Ukraine?” - one of the telegram channels wrote. It's fake.

The fact-checkers of the StopFake project drew attention to the case. None of the Turkish and foreign media claimed that there were weapons or military equipment at the site of the explosion. On August 9, Turkey's Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Ibrahim Yumakli, stated that “the explosion occurred due to technical consequences caused by dust compression”. He also promised to conduct research.

Thus, Russian propaganda is trying to present Ukrainians as a threat to the security of other countries. All this is in order to reduce support for Ukraine. Earlier, we refuted the fake that the crime rate increased in Poland because of the Ukrainians.

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