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Lies on blood: in the US, 60 fake Russian media outlets about Ukraine were published. PHOTO reportage

Ложь на крови: в США опубликовали 60 фейков российских СМИ об Украине. ФОТОрепортаж

Examples include articles in Russia's largest news agency RIA-Novosti, Russia Today and the Russian newspaper.

The US website Exeminer.com published 60 of the most noteworthy untrue facts published in the Russian media, about Ukraine, LIGABusinessInform reports.

"Russia's aggressive information war, which is being waged by its big propaganda machine, continues to produce misinformation to justify its actions in Ukraine," the material said.

"Knowingly false information and deceitful images are currently being distributed in every accessible place: from leading politicians and the infamous Russian mass media, right up to bloggers, useful idiots and hordes of paid trolls that spread hatred and brazenly lie," the publication stresses.

Among the examples are the articles in the largest Russian news agency RIA-Novosti, Russia Today and the Russian newspaper.

In the recent years, the West has been largely oblivious to Russia's propaganda machine, which is managed to reach its goal of creating a league of clueless. The Ukrainian popular revolution shone the spotlight on the outright fabrications and despicable lies by the Kremlin-controlled media, which strives to create an alternate reality for its audiences. This includes not only Russian mainstream media, but also hordes of paid trolls, who plague comment sections of articles about Ukraine and spread vitriol, hatred and blatant lies all over the social media.

Here are the top 20 of the most outrageous fabrications about Ukraine, which have been recently debunked.

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No. 1 This photograph from Saudi Arabia was falsely represented as a picture from Slavyansk, Ukraine.

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No. 2 Photoshopped photograph, falsely claiming that Donetsk was burned down by the Ukrainian military.

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No. 3 Photograph from China, which was falsely represented to be a picture from Donbass, Ukraine.

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No. 4 Photograph from Bosnia, falsely represented to show Ukrainian military abusing / murdering civilians in Donbass, Ukraine.

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No. 5 Election results shown on Russian television, falsely claiming that Right Sector leader Dmytro Yarosh was leading in the polls.

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No. 6 Video from Kabardino-Balkaria, RF. Falsely represented to have been filmed in Donetsk. Oblast, Ukraine.

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No. 7 Gruesome video from Dagestan, which was falsely represented to have been filmed in Kramatorsk, Ukraine.

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No. 8 A morgue in Ciudad Juarez, which was falsely represented in the city of morgue of Slavyansk, Ukraine, allegedly filled with corpses of the Ukrainian military men / national guard.

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No. 9 Photo of the UN helicopters in Ukraine, Ukraine.

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No. 10 Photo from a feature film falsely represented to depict a real child, orphaned by the Ukrainian military in Donbass, Ukraine.

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No. 11 Photo of a child killed in Aleppo, Syria falsely represented to depict a child killed by the Ukrainian military in Slavyansk, Ukraine.

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No. 12 Photo of a child, murdered by a mentally ill person in 2010 in Crimea, Ukraine.

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No. 13 Photo of a 2012 demonstration in Poland falsely represented as a demonstration in Ukraine in 2014, demanding its annexation by Poland.

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No. 14 Photo of the Lac-Megantic derailment in Quebec, Canada falsely represented as a photograph from Slavyansk, Ukraine.

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No. 15 A video from Syria, which was falsely represented as a video filmed in Donetsk, Ukraine.

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No. 16 Photo of a woman killed in Venezuela falsely represented to depict a woman murdered by the Ukrainian military in Donetsk, Ukraine.

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No. 17 Footage depicting damage by pro-Russian terrorists / separatists to the border crossing station in Ukraine purports to show a government building in Lugansk, allegedly damaged by the Ukrainian government's airstrike.

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No. 18 Russian TV stations falsely claimed there was a mass exodus of Ukrainian citizens to Russian Federation. To corroborate their blatantly untrue statement, photos and video of a Polish border crossing with Ukraine were shown.

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No. 19 This is not a Ukrainian drone shot down by pro-Russian terrorists / separatists. It's an Azerbaijani drone, shot down in Nagorno Karabakh.

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No. 20 A video from Syria was falsely identified as the footage depicting pro-Russian terrorists / separatists downing a Ukrainian helicopter over Donetsk, Ukraine.

Russia ? S aggressive propaganda machine keeps churning out falsehoods, provocations and outright lies about the situation in Ukraine . In spite of being repeatedly exposed, it shows no signs of slowing down. Disinformation is being laid on thick and poured out in a variety of forums: streaming down from the Kremlin, to Russia? S mainstream media , on to bloggers, down to useful idiots and hordes of paid trolls, who plague comment sections of articles about Ukraine and spread vitriol, hatred and blatant.

In addition to Russia's top 20 lies about Ukraine , here is a collection of the next 20 fabrications and intentional misrepresentations:

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This photo of Kosovo was allegedly escaping to Russia. In their statements to the media, Russian government officials grossly overstated the number of refugees from Ukraine.

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Photo on the left was supposed to be of the soldier with the National Guard of Ukraine, supposedly cannibalizing the corpses of enemy combatants. In reality, it was taken from a web page demonstrating special effects and make-up for action movies .

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Ukrainian military was falsely accused of using the phosphorus against the civilian population. The video was shown by TV Station "Zvezda" and several other sources as CNN video from Fallujah, Iraq .

An intercepted telephone conversation that was discovered by the Donetsk separatists in order to better sell this fabrication to the media.

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One of the victims of the tragic events in Odessa was falsely represented by the Russian media to have been a pregnant woman, strangled with a cord. In reality, the victim, Anna Varenikina, was a 59 year old woman, who died from the combination of thermal damage, smoke inhalation and related poisoning.

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Video of a Russian tank , allegedly hit by the Ukrainian National Guard, was turned off by the rebels.

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This outrageous misrepresentation came straight from the Kremlin, echoing false claims. Russia's Foreign Ministry of Ukraine, Ukraine's concentration camps, where dissenting ethnic Russians would be imprisoned by the authorities. In reality, Ukraine simply continued its 2009 project of building small and medium sized facilities for illegal migrants, designed to hold no more than 100 people at a time. These facilities are very similar to other such contaminated areas across Europe. Ukrainian government officials expressed their outrage at the depths of depraved, twisted imagination that birthed such a far-fetched fabrication.

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Russian media, including the NTV television program , alleged that members of the Ukrainian military attacked a funeral procession by the separatists. In fact, the separatists themselves fired the shots into the air, but were not attacked by the military. This is apparent from the following video of the funeral .

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Russian media, referring to obscure blogs of conspiracy theorists, claimed that the CIA spies, allegedly killed when terrorists in Ukraine, were downed two military helicopters. In reality, two members of the US military suffered deaths in these incidents; no foreign agents were present on board.

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In the NTV television segment , the former "Russian Language Professor" falsely alleged that he was suddenly fired in March of 2014 for refusing to lecture his students in the Ukrainian language. In reality, this was a Professor of Foreign Literature, who willingly resigned from his position on November 1, 2013.

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Russia's Channel One and the other prominent mainstream media falsely claimed that the Ukrainian government ordered the removal of the trees from the Maidan, in an attempt to destroy them the evidence of the snipers fired on the crowd of protesters. Local blogger from Kyiv conducted an independent investigation , refuting these false claims with photographs and video.

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Russian media outlets (including the one pictured, entitled the Russian Army Headquarters) that recruit and arm "volunteers" from Russia to the United States to engage in acts of terrorism on the territory of Ukraine under the guise of "fighting against fascism," used a deliberately altered image of the Ukrainian tank, supposedly featuring a swastika .

The original image by Reuters did not contain any such markings.

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Russia's Channel 24 invented an entire statement , allegedly made by the Ukrainian government. In this statement, the journalists were allegedly threatened with imprisonment for unfavorable reporting about the situation in Ukraine.

Ukrainian government officials confirmed that no such announcement was ever made .

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Numerous Russian mainstream media outlets have falsely claimed that a The General of the Ukrainian military got on his knees in front of the former Ambassador from the US in May of 2014. Russian media claimed that such an action was shown the subservice of the Ukrainian military to the United States of America.

In reality, the photograph was taken in June of 2013 during theatrical performance about Kossack traditions.

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A 1995 photo of Russia's notorious atrocities in Chechnya made media rounds as an alleged photo of the victims of the Ukrainian military.

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Photograph of Russia's bombing of civilians in Donbass, Ukraine.

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Still shot from the video of Russia's artillery drills using the "Grad" systems was falsely represented to the depiction of the Ukrainian military using "Grad" against the civilians of Donbass.

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Photograph taken in the form of a photo of the Ukrainian military's recruitment station. Russian propagandists went the extra mile by Photoshopping the colors of the Right Sector's flag over the nameplate of one of the guards.

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A 2012 performance from a dance competition was falsely portrayed to be the next day.

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Photograph of a burning tank, allegedly to have been taken in Donbass, Ukraine in 2014 was actually a 2011 photo of a burning tank in Cote d'Ivoire .

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A photograph that was represented to depict the alleged brutality of the Ukrainian military against the civilians of Donbass, Ukraine in 2014 was actually a photo from Chechnya, taken in 2009.

Russia ? S aggressive information war, waged through its vast propaganda machine, continues to produce disinformation to justify its involvement in Ukraine . Deliberately false information and deceptive imagery is being disseminated in every possible venue: from leading politicians and Russia? S infamous mainstream media , down to bloggers, useful idiots and hordes of paid trolls, who plague comment sections of articles about Ukraine , spreading vitriol, hatred and blatant lies.

You can review previous installments of the series of articles exposing these falsehoods by visiting the following links:

? Russia? S top 40 lies about Ukraine?

? Russia's top 20 lies about Ukraine?

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RIA Novosti (one of the largest news agencies in Russia) published an article about the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine , citing outlandish claims of pro-Russian terrorists. Direct quote used in the article alleged that 180 members of Ukraine? S National Guard were found with their stomachs split open and 300 more bodies were located nearby, with all of their internal organs missing. Since there were no real photographs to corroborate this assertion, in mentioning 300 disemboweled bodies, RIA Novosti linked to a graphic image that in reality has nothing to do with Ukraine. In fact, it? S of one of many images of Russia? S war atrocities in Chechnya . Fake? News? of alleged organ harvesting in Ukraine (often accompanied by the same unrelated photograph) continue to spread like wildfire all over the Internet .

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Rejoicing over the? News? of another Ukrainian military helicopter, allegedly downed by the pro-Russian terrorists / separatists on June 22, 2014. Politicus.ru published an article , accompanied by the photo of what allegedly remained of the said helicopter. In fact, this photograph depicts the outcome of an aerial collision near Sarmath village in Jamnagar district of Gujarat, India on August 30, 2012.

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Jen Psaki became one of the most popular targets of the Russian media. RG.ru published an article entitled? Jen Psaki found mountains in Rostov Oblast .? The article attributes direct quotes supposedly received by a journalist Matt Lee about Russian refugees to Russia, whom Psaki was told to have referred to as? Tourists traveling to enjoy Rostov? mountains.? Matt Lee promptly denied ever having such a conversation with Psaki, asserting that the claims in the article were false . In spite of Lee refuting claims in the article, the same allegations were regurgitated by Komsomolskaya Pravda and other news outlets, some of which were attributed to fake quotes to the Associated Press. Lenta.ru published an apology to Jen Psaki for re-printing the said false claims. None of the other outlets apologized, but instead of going to pontificate about Psaki? S prior commentary, continuing to attack her credibility.

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Numerous Russian news websites, bloggers and social media users spread the fake? News? about the disemboweled bodies of 300 members of the Ukrainian national guard that were allegedly found by pro-Russian terrorists / separatists in mass graves. The photo that was repeatedly used to illustrate this gory phantasy was taken from the archives documenting Russia? S atrocities in Chechnya .

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Russia? S raconteur-in-charge Vladimir Putin was harshly denied that Russian troops had anything to do with the annexation of Crimea. After the Anschluss, however, Putin admitted that he lied , confirming that the Russian military took active part in the unlawful annexation of Ukrainian Crimea.

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Numerous Russian sources allegedly burned in Kyiv, Ukraine on July 6, 2014. In fact, no such book-burning took place. Photos were used to corroborate this fabrication .

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This graphic photo of a boy was represented to show the child allegedly injured due to the Ukrainian military? S shelling of civilians. In reality, the picture is actually depicts a child injured in Syria.

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Photograph of a cluster bomb was used to corroborate an allegation that it was allegedly dropped by the Ukrainian military, but failed to detonate in Donetsk, Ukraine. In reality, this is an AP photo, which depicts a cluster of bombs used by the Israeli military in Lebanon, in 2006 .

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Photograph of a burning wheat field was spread on the Internet along with the claim that the Ukrainian government is artificially creating a famine, by burning down the crops in Donbass, Ukraine. In fact, it? S photo of a recent fire in the wheat fields of Russia? S Volgograd Oblast? .

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A joke, published on the website for the Ukrainian version of The Onion? (UA Review) in 2012 was used to spin a ridiculous story in the Russian media, claiming that the birch trees were formed in Lviv, Ukraine to undermine Russian cultural influences on the population.

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Photo of a deceased little girl was of the people circulated under the name of? Yulia Izotova ,? along with poems and captions that blamed the Ukrainian military for her recent death in Slavyansk. In fact, the photo was stolen from the mourning the death of Anastasia Luchishina, who was murdered by a sexual predator in Russia in 2013.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin lied to the press in an interview published by Russia Today (RT). He claimed that there were no armed forces, no Russian instructors in South-Eastern Ukraine. And there never were any.? These denials are similar to Putin? S false claims about Crimea. There is plentiful evidence , documenting active participation by the members of the Russian armed forces in coordinating terrorist / separatist activities in Ukraine.

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Russia Today (RT) baselessly claimed that 400 US mercenaries were deployed in Ukraine . In its irresponsible reporting, Russia Today referring to Blackwater and Academi interchangeably, claiming that the company? S personal was sent to Ukraine for a military operation. Academi strongly denied these allegations , stating that RT's reporting was blatantly false, as the company had no personnel operating in Ukraine. Academic also pointed out that even basic fact-checking and accurate reporting would have been able to discern Blackwater from Academi.

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Widely circulated a photograph of a little boy, allegedly killed by the Ukrainian military, actually depicts a young victim, murdered by a religious fanatic in 2010 .

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Russia? S mainstream media (channel Russia 24) actively disseminated an outrageous fabrication of an alleged organ-harvesting from living people by the Ukrainian military and foreign doctors. In fact, this grotesque fantasy was concocted on a Russian social media network, VK and has no basis in reality .

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Photo of a little girl, allegedly murdered by the Ukrainian military in Slavyansk, actually depicts a deceased child, who perished during an accident in Crimea in 2013 .

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This is not an alleged? Concentration camp? in Ukraine, but a photo depicting events in Bosnia in 1995. There are no concentration camps in Ukraine, in spite of sensational misrepresentations by the Russian media and public officials.

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This little girl is not an alleged victim of the Ukrainian military's shelling in Donbass, Ukraine but an Australian child who adores her dog and loves to play in the mud .

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Russia Today falsely claimed that the RAND Corporation? S? Plan? for E. Ukraine suggested a number of inhumane, draconian measures that the government of Ukraine should undertake against its people. Even after being not notified by the RAND Corporation that it did not produce such a memo, Russia Today is published a follow-up article , where the host of a blog-talk radio program is opined that? Guidelines for Genocide? were the prime export of the US Jeffrey Hiday, Director of the RAND Corporation's Office of Media Relations commented to the Examiner:? Indeed, RAND has not been produced any such document. The memo's inauthenticity would be obvious to those who are familiar with RAND's research. They might note its opinion, rather than fact-based writing style, for example, or its odd formatting. Please note that the phony memo has been referred to.

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This photo of a little girl was falsely represented in the Ukrainian military? S shelling in Slovyansk. It is devoted to the disseminated, including being posted by Viktor Baranetz, a columnist and a military observer for the Komsomolskaya Pravda. In reality, the picture in question depicts a child in Syria? S Alhurria hospital .