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Fact Check: Does a Viral Video Show Ukrainian Forces Destroying Russian Assets?
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Fact Check: Does a Viral Video Show Ukrainian Forces Destroying Russian Assets?

No.

A viral video from the Ukrainian Ground Forces—one of the branches of the Ukrainian military—claims to show the Ukrainian military destroying Russian military assets. (Facebook posts are not embeddable, please click the screenshot to see the video play):

The video, however, does not show the destruction of Russian military equipment. Instead, it shows a Syrian convoy being attacked by a Turkish drone in 2020:

The video was flipped but is otherwise identical to the 2020 video. 

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Alec Dent is a former culture editor and staff writer for The Dispatch.