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Disclosure Anonymous telegram channels are distributing a fake document of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine about losses in the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The primary source of the fake document was the Telegram channel of the Russian propagandist Volodymyr Soloviov. This "letter" is allegedly printed on the letterhead of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and is addressed to the Secretary of the National Security Council, Oleksii Danylov. It was allegedly signed by the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Valerii Zaluzhnyi, who has nothing to do with the correspondence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. In fact, such documents must be signed by Minister Oleksii Reznikov or his deputies.

Information about the losses of the Ukrainian army is a state secret, therefore, according to logic, the "document" should be marked accordingly. In addition, the "writing" has a lot of grammar mistakes, indicating that it was automatically translated from Russian or written by a person who does not speak Ukrainian well. Probably, the purpose of the letter is to demoralize Ukrainians because of the extremely high loss figures and to emphasize the victory of the Russian army for Russians.

Russian propagandists have been creating fake documents since the beginning of the Great War. Recently, fake letters from the Ukrainian and Polish MFA about renaming a street in honor of Stepan Bandera were circulated. Also included in the list of fake documents are the "decrees" of the President of Ukraine that women should "support by any means and forces the spirit of men restraining military aggression in Ukraine" and the deprivation of citizenship of certain politicians; "letter" from the head of the President's Office to the commander-in-chief about not using "Bairactars"; "order" of the commander of the National Guard to shoot captured servicemen; "letters" of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine on the formation of lists of graduates of draft age with the characteristics of the evaluation of military-patriotic education or with malicious programs. These are only private examples of the work of propagandists to undermine the confidence of Ukrainians in the government. The common feature of all these documents is illiteracy and ignorance of the norms of Ukrainian business administration.

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