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Fake Ukraine is committing terrorist attacks in Crimea, Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov admitted

Russian media, broadcasting pro-Kremlin rhetoric, spread information that Ukraine “threatens to continue terror against the Crimeans” and announces new attacks on the “civilian infrastructure” of the peninsula. This was told by the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov. They also wrote that Ukraine was striking at the Crimea, despite the “prohibition of the Americans to strike at the territory of Russia”. It's fake.

The case was investigated by the fact-checkers of the Myth Detector project. The fake appeared against the background of news about explosions on the Crimean bridge on the night of July 17, as well as frequent explosions at military training grounds in Crimea. Pro-Kremlin media are calling the attacks “terrorist attacks on civilian targets”, but the bridge was built in defiance of international law, and the Russian military is using it to deliver ammunition to military firing ranges.

Ukraine does not comment on the attacks on the Crimean bridge, but on July 25, Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov gave an interview to CNN, in which he said that Russian ammunition depots in the temporarily occupied Crimea and an illegal bridge are legal targets for attacks by the Ukrainian military. He also noted that cutting off the path of military supplies to the enemy is a normal practice during the conduct of hostilities.

Thus, Russian propaganda is trying to feed the narrative about the existence of Nazi Ukrainians who are ready to kill civilians. But to convince that Russia was forced to enter the war in order to defend itself from the attacks of Ukraine. Earlier, we talked about the message that Ukraine is committing war crimes because it “transferred” the war to Ukrainian cities.

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