War in Ukraine: Separating truth from falsehood

Look at the facts to see that the Russians are using a false narrative to excuse their invasion of a sovereign country.

Demonstrators in Kyiv protest in January against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s policies, prior to the Russian invasion. PHOTO: REUTERS
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On Feb 24, Russia began a "special military operation" against its neighbour Ukraine. Since then, we have been witnesses to two wars: a war on the battlefield and a war in the media.

The Russians, supported by China, have launched an effective propaganda campaign to convince the people of the world that Russia is not the aggressor and that the culprit is Nato. I am sorry to say that many Singaporeans have fallen for the Russian narrative.

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