Here's how we debunked these fake anti-Ukraine advertisements
Since the end of 2022, the FRANCE 24 Observers team has seen several similar examples of fake anti-Ukraine advertisements, reportedly on billboards in the United States and Poland. But when we took a closer look, we found some clues that convinced us these ads were fake and that the videos were edited.
A few videos showing ads related to the war in Ukraine have been shared online since November 2022. But these billboards and big-screen advertisements never actually existed.
In this episode of The Observers, we walk you through two examples. We were able to look closer at several graphic inconsistencies which led us to believe that the videos were edited to sow doubt in the public about Western support of the Ukrainian resistance.