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Message In Ukraine , air raid sirens will not be activated so that Ukrainians do not panic

This thesis was circulated on social networks, in particular on telegram channels broadcasting pro-Kremlin rhetoric. The reports say that, according to the order of the Office of the President, the air raid sirens have been turned off. Like, this will ensure the peace of Ukrainians who are traumatized by them. The authors of the report add that the leadership of Ukraine does not immediately report some hits, so doubts and mistrust creep in among Ukrainians. According to the authors, with each new air raid signal, Ukrainians are preparing for explosions, they feel in total danger, because they expect an explosion. At the same time, Zelenskyi allegedly independently decides whether to turn on the air raid sirens, which is a manifestation of arbitrariness and “manual leadership”.

This thesis has no confirmation, since the air raid signal is activated with each new threat to the airspace of Ukraine. Between the moment of fixing the aircraft / missile / enemy aircraft and the actual launch of the siren, a few minutes pass, and maybe even less than a minute. One phone call is enough. After that, the siren in the desired regions is turned on by local authorities. That is, this process does not depend on one person, Zelenskyi in particular, but on a number of specialists who lead various processes. For example, according to the alarm map of Ukraine as of February 13, it was today when the air raid spread across Ukraine for the last time: in Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Kherson, Mykolaiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk regions and lasted about an hour and a half. The air raid in the Luhansk region has been going on since April 4, 2022. And during the period of February 6-12, there were 277 air raid signals throughout Ukraine.

By spreading such a message, the propagandists want to nourish the narrative that supposedly Ukraine does not care about Ukrainians and leaves them to their fate, for example, by turning off air raid sirens. Thus, they want to arouse distrust in the state among Ukrainians, whom, they say, no one will protect.

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