Anastasiia Lenna, Miss Ukraine in 2015, has clarified that her photo with a rifle was just to inspire people. She is not in the military.
A 2016 video of a failed coup attempt in Turkey has been misattributed to the current situation in Ukraine.
The soldiers went viral for their act of defiance early on in the Russian invasion.
The Conversation asked three scholars to briefly discuss the attack on Ukraine.
In addition to DDoS attacks, cybersecurity researchers said unidentified attackers had infected hundreds of computers with destructive malware, some in neighboring Latvia and Lithuania.
The Russian president warned other countries if they interfered it would lead to “consequences they have never seen.”
Virginia is "one of only a handful of states that actually taxes our veterans’ retirement.”
Did the U.S. Marine Corps arrest Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor after a three-month investigation that found she received money for being in favor of masking, vaccination mandates and fabricating statements to increase the fear of
REVIEW As of 15 February 2022, more than 4.8 billion people—almost 62% of the global population— have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Safety monitoring data clearly show that the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines outweigh their ris
Did a meteorologist in Oregon "admit the military was spraying chemtrails" while giving an evening weather forecast on television? No, that's not true: Weatherman Kevin Lollis pointed out an area on the weather radar map that he identifie
Was a U.S. Navy chaplain named Drew d'Auguste present at the execution of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, and could d'Auguste attest that the U.S. military is "waging war against Satanic forces"? No, that's not true: The claim was published
A post on Instagram claims that incidences of health conditions such as female infertility, neurological abnormalities and cancers have dramatically increased, citing figures claimed to have come from the NHS. It’s not clear what time perio
Military data from 2021 show military members experienced spikes of 300% in miscarriages, almost 300% in cancer diagnoses and 1,000% in neurological issues.
Some on social media are comparing the U.S. warning citizens to leave Ukraine now to the chaotic evacuation from Afghanistan. Here’s how the situations differ.
Queen Elizabeth II has stripped Prince Andrew of all his honorary military titles and royal roles in charities and other civic groups.
Hundreds of motorists were left stranded in freezing temperatures on Interstate 95 in Virginia, some for more than 24 hours, after heavy snowfall led to multiple crashes and slowed emergency response. The […] The post Dana Perino falsely claime
A law backed by Virginia Democrats barred local sheriffs from having military equipment that “would have come in very helpful” with the I-95 traffic jam.
The Fenway Bowl and Military Bowl were both canceled due to the pandemic as coronavirus outbreaks at Virginia and Boston College forced them to call off their postseason plans.
Was former U.S. President George W. Bush convicted of treason and murder on December 16, 2021, by a three-officer military commission? No, that's not true: Lead Stories has repeatedly debunked claims from Real Raw News, a satirical news w
“The military’s actually been in charge since November 3rd.”
Did former President George W. Bush undergo a second day of appearing before a military tribunal? No, that's not true: The Department of Defense told Lead Stories that Bush has not appeared before a tribunal. This claim is one in a series
Did former President George W. Bush appear before a military tribunal on December 8, 2021? No, that's not true: At the time of writing, Bush is not indicted nor facing a military tribunal, a Department of Defense spokesperson told Lead St
Did journalist Chris Cuomo elude military capture in December of 2021? No, that's not true: It is not possible, as the Posse Comitatus Act outlaws military interference in civilian legal affairs. Also, the claim was posted on a self-descr
Quick Take The U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve was set up as an emergency source of oil to keep supplies flowing in the event of unexpected disruptions. It’s not just designed “for when we get attacked and need the fuel to keep our Air Force in th
Did the military arrest Mike Donilon, President Joe Biden's senior advisor? No, that's not true: An official at the Pentagon told Lead Stories that this claim was false. Also, there has been no other media coverage of Donilon being arrest
“If you were in the military before 2002 you get an additional $1,200 a year, ($100 per month) in Social Security. But you have to ask for it and almost no one knows about it.”
The title of a recent Facebook video claims that the military has taken over the mainstream media. “Military takes over MSM to broadcast a truthful event,” the Nov. 17 title says. We, the media, are here to tell you that’s incorrect. Thi
Will Marc Mezvinsky, Chelsea Clinton's husband, face a military tribunal? No, that's not true: There is no publicly available information to support that claim, which was made on Real Raw News, a website known for publishing fake stories.
The military took over the mainstream media.
“Military arrests former President George W. Bush.”
Did the military arrest former President George W. Bush? No, that's not true: The 43rd president was not arrested on his Texas ranch the morning of November 13, 2021, by U.S. Special Forces. A Pentagon spokesperson told us that this infor
Real Raw News, a satirical website, published an article with this headline and the claim is baseless.
Is the Australian military being trained to force-vaccinate people with the COVID-19 vaccine in door-to-door attacks? No, that's not true. The claim is "misinformation and completely false," a spokesperson for the Australian Government De
Does this video show the Iranian military firing at a UFO? No, that's not true: This video footage came from a night time machine gun shoot at the Big Sandy Range in Arizona. The glowing flying object is not from outer space but a remote
Did the U.S. military convict Chelsea Clinton of child trafficking children from Haiti? No, that's not true: An on-duty Pentagon officer told Lead Stories that this claim was "Not true." This claim is a follow-up to another fabriacted art
The vast majority of the active duty force has received at least one shot, but tens of thousands have not.
Thousands of people flooded into the streets to protest the coup that threatens the country’s shaky progress toward democracy.
Was former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sentenced to death by the U.S. military after being found responsible "for the needless deaths of thousands of senior citizens" in New York state? No, that's not true: A Pentagon duty officer told Lea
Did the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps convict Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, of sexual assault against six women and then sentence to him to death for said crimes? No, that's not true: An on-duty public information o
In the first six weeks it was available online, a video claiming as much garnered nearly 900,000 views.