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A Ukrainian soldier was caught on video, as he blew himself up with an "intelligent mine" in the bombardment of Donbass

Summary of Disinformation

A Ukrainian soldier accidentally blows himself up when handling weapons, as shown by a video.

Disproof

As shown by RFE/RL, the video is a joke - it is even mentioned below the video that the viewers shouldn't take it seriously https://ru.krymr.com/a/28913899.html. It is clear in the full length of the video https://youtu.be/4lO-AvnOLYM. Further debunking by RFE/RL https://ru.krymr.com/a/28913899.html.

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Reported in: Issue 92
Date: 09.12.2017
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: Ukraine
Reported by: RFE/RL
Keywords: Eastern Ukraine, Military, War in Ukraine
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Riafan.ru
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