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Russia Ukraine conflict: Fact-checking Russian TV’s Ukraine claims – BBC News

Misleading videos were aired on Russian TV claiming to show the arrival of US tanks and planes in Ukraine.

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By Reality Check and BBC MonitoringBBC News
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image captionRussia has conducted military exercises in Crimea
Russia has played down accusations of a military build-up near Ukraine’s border – a view amplified by a state television channel, which has broadcast misleading footage about US tanks and planes.
We’ve fact-checked claims from one of the country’s most well-known pro-government news shows – Vesti Nedeli (“News of the week”).
The weekly news programme on Rossiya 1,…

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