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The news spread on social media that 'Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky himself was fighting with Russian soldiers in this war'.

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News Claim: The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine has stirred the whole world. The Russian army has occupied many parts of Ukraine, while hundreds of lives have been lost in this war so far. Ukraine is being repeatedly asked by the Russian army to lay down arms, while on the other hand, a viral picture on social media has created a stir. In fact, the viral picture is of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who is seen standing on the battlefield wearing an army uniform, after which the news spread on social media that 'Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky himself was fighting with Russian soldiers in this war'. Fighting as a warrior.'

 News Verification:  The viral picture of the Ukraine president was taken on 11 February 2021, on that day Zelensky was seen wearing an army uniform during G7 Ambassador. So, the first photo is from there while the second photo is from April 9, 2021, when Zelensky visited the position of the armed forces near the frontline so both photos are true but their claims are wrong.

News Verdict ayupp.com: The claim of the viral picture is completely false.



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