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

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Italy consumer prices - ISTAT

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ASK THE EXPERTS. Ask a librarian, or consult a fact-checking site, official source like the WHO.

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Zelensky used a green screen to fake appearances in Ukraine

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International Monetary Fund data

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Ukrainian “nationalists” seized about 20 OSCE vehicles in eastern Ukraine.

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The U.S. and U.K. sent outdated and obsolete weapons to Ukraine.

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

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Modern Ukraine was entirely created by communist Russia.

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Nazism is rampant in Ukrainian politics and society, supported by the authorities in Kyiv.

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Putin used a green screen to record a fake TV appearance.

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united nations data

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

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The massacre of civilians in Bucha, Ukraine, was staged.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has an estimated net worth of $850 million. He accumulated his wealth after he was elected.

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The Red Cross in Ukraine is involved in children’s organ trafficking

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