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Fake On the building of the Bundestag, they installed the “red flag of Victory”

Such information was disseminated in social networks, in particular, on telegram channels broadcasting pro-Kremlin rhetoric. Reports say that before May 9, a “red flag of Victory” was placed on the building of the Bundestag. The authors of the messages add photos and videos, as if the Soviet flag with a hammer and sickle flutters over the parliament building. It is not true.

The fact-checkers of the StopFake project drew attention to the case, and found out that not a single flag was set over the Bundestag, even without authorization. The Soviet flag was not on the parliament building. This was confirmed by the representatives of the administration of the German parliament in their comments to the news agency Deutsche Presse-Agentur. Fact-checkers are convinced that the videos are edited and the photos are edited using Photoshop. This is indicated by various inaccuracies that the fact-checkers recorded. For example, in the video, the Soviet flag and the German flag are flying in different directions, although they are “placed” relatively close to each other. Moreover, such photos can only be found in the Russian segment of social networks.

By spreading such fakes, Russia once again seeks to show its greatness to the “Nazi West” since the message about the “red flag of Victory over the Reichstag” is an allusion to the image of a Soviet soldier raising the Soviet flag to the Reichstag in Berlin a few days before the surrender of Nazi Germany in 1945.

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