Thursday, May 19, 2022

Twitter deletes posts from Russian Embassy in UK alleging hospital bombing was fake…


Twitter has removed at least two posts from a Russian Embassy’s account that had alleged that a recent attack in Ukraine did not occur.

The Russian Embassy in London tweeted Thursday that the maternity hospital that was bombed in Mariupol, Ukraine, was “non-operational.” Twitter eventually took down the two tweets due to them violating Twitter’s terms of service.

The account tweeted statements from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who alleged that the “maternity house” where the bombing occurred “was long non-operational. Instead it was used by [Ukrainian] armed forces and radicals, namely the neo-Nazi Azov Battalion. Moreover, Russian warned UN Security Council about this 3 Days ago,” according to screenshots.

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