Misinformation accuses Ukraine of 'staging' the war

A film set and camera crew. People are saying that's proof that Ukraine is staging the atrocities of war. Here's why they're wrong.
A film set and camera crew. People are saying that's proof that Ukraine is staging the atrocities of war. Here's why they're wrong. © Observers

Since the Russian war in Ukraine began, misinformation has been spreading widely. And one of the narratives we've seen again and again is the idea that Ukraine has been "staging" atrocities to sway public opinion in Western media outlets. Here's a closer look at three videos we've seen – and debunked.