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Deputy Commander of the Azov Regiment, Sviatoslav “Kalyna” Palamar, told Radio Liberty that Mariupol’s Azovstal plant had been bombed and almost wholly destroyed; russians were dropping heavy bombs on the plant.
However, the video spread on social networks did not show an explosion at the Azovstal plant. A Bing reverse search of video footage shows that this was, in fact, an explosion that occurred at a military depot in Balaklia, Kharkiv region, in 2017.
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