Russia Ukraine War: During the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, many such claims were made, which later proved to be false. These claims were made on behalf of both the parties.
War continues between Russia and Ukraine
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Ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine (Russia Ukraine War) has completed one month. Due to which 65 lakh people of Ukraine have had to leave their homes. Thousands of people, including 128 children, have died in the first month of the war. 230 schools have been destroyed across the country. Many cities and villages here have turned into ‘heaps of ash’. Russia (Russia) attacked Ukraine on 24 February (Russia Attacks Ukraine) were started. Which are increasing rapidly every day. During this fight, many such claims were made on behalf of both the sides, which seemed right in the beginning but later proved to be false. Let us know about some such claims.
zero air defense The Russian government claimed that Russia had disabled Ukraine’s air defense systems after initial air strikes. These attacks were carried out by detonating bombs from cruise missiles, bombers and multirole jets. However, the Ukrainian side denied these claims. Russia’s claims initially seemed true to the public as some pictures of the damage to the airspace had also surfaced. However, it was later revealed that the Russian Air Force has not been able to gain unrestricted access to Ukrainian airspace to date. For this reason, the Russian ground forces also failed to capture the capital Kyiv.
Dead Warrior- News came from the Snake Island of the Black Sea that Russian soldiers asked Ukrainian border guards to surrender. But he refused to do so. A video of this incident also came. Which showed that the video of the Vasily Bykov Project 22160 patrol ship of the Black Sea Fleet returning to the port in Sevastopol. The earlier claim that Ukraine had damaged the ship was taken as true. Then came the news that Russia had captured the island.
A few days later, Ukrainian military sources reported that one of the Russian ships, Snake Island, was part of Operation Vasily Bykov. A small Ukrainian boat brought him to the firing position by deceit. Where it was destroyed by shelling. However, the Russian Patrol Patrol was seen returning to port in Sevastopol a few days later. However, the Russian Patrol Patrol was seen returning to port in Sevastopol a few days later. That is, the claim of killing it also proved to be false.
New jets for Ukraine In support of Ukraine, its allies made many statements. Due to which it was believed that Ukraine would be given Soviet-era MiG-29 jets. There have been reports that the Polish government and military are ready to ‘immediately and free’ all of their remaining MiG-29s to the US-run Ramstein Air Base in Germany, so that they can be taken from here to Ukraine. Poland was expected to buy US-made fighter aircraft to meet its needs. However, it soon became clear that the US was not with Poland in this plan. The Polish government also later clarified that such plans could not be implemented. According to Ukraine’s government, the war-torn country has not yet received any fighter or bomber jets from partner countries.
Ukraine shot down II-76- In the early days of the war, it was claimed that Ukraine’s military leadership shot down Russia’s II-76 Candid airlifted near Kyiv. They are used for heavy transport and paratrooper operations. It is also used for aerial refueling tanker and for warning and control. Despite sufficient satellite images, this incident could not be confirmed.
Kyiv’s ghost There was also a story that the pilot of the MiG-29 jet shot down the planes flying in the skies of Kyiv on the very first day of the war with Russia. Later this pilot was again named ‘Ghost of Kyiv’. Various claims were made on this. On March 21, a senior US Defense Department official confirmed the existence of this Ukrainian fighter aircraft in the briefing. But he denied any incident of an alleged dogfight between Russian and Ukrainian planes.
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