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War Dataset Olympics 2022

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15 self-assessment quizzes on tips for debunking, dataset, debunker, misnformation

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Ukraine staged the attack on the hospital in Mariupol.

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Questions that should be routinely asked about crime and conflict data: WHAT DEFINITIONS ARE THE SOURCES EMPLOYING, AND WHAT EXACTLY

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Ukraine is selling surplus weapons to African countries.

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The Ukrainian Orthodox Church canonized nationalist leader Stepan Bandera

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Deutsche Welle reported that German police arrested a Ukrainian refugee for blackmailing women

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Russia does not use the type of missile that was employed to attack the Kramatorsk train station.

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search author or hashtag on Linkedin:

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decalogue of good information: Research information about the sources of the news you read: Research the source. Use the search engine to gather information, then match the name of the source with words like "hoax" or "fake" to check for misleading content.

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To spot bad and misleading information, ask yourself : What is missing?

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Crimea joined Russia legally.

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search author or hashtag on Social Search

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Residents of the city of Tampere, Finland, filmed a Finnish train transporting hundreds of tanks and military equipment to its eastern border with Russia in May 2022, following the country’s move toward NATO membership.

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uppsala university department of peace and conflict research data

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Kateryna Prokopenko, the wife of Ukraine’s Azov Regiment commander, is a neo-Nazi.

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