Images from the videogame Arma 3 have been shared online as if depicting the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022.
One iteration (here) was viewed over 37,000 times. It carried the description “Russia Fighter Jets on Ukraine F22 Raptor Vs Anti Aircraft Missiles.”
Another version (here) had a description reading, “OMG!!! Russia just attacked Ukraine! Look at this footage BREAKING NEWS: RUSSIA JUST ATTACKED UKRAINE!”
Arma 3 is a military simulator videogame developed by Bohemia Interactive (www.arma3.com/). It is not the first time that footage from this game is mislabeled as if to show real world conflict, including in Ukraine (here).
Miscaptioned. This footage is not authentic imagery of the Russian invasion in Ukraine in Feb. 2022, it comes from videogame Arma 3.
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