Ukraine says Russia plans to spread fake news about Ukrainian surrender

Ukraine's Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov attends the talks with Russian officials in the Gomel region, Belarus February 28, 2022. Sergei Kholodilin/BelTA/Handout via REUTERS

LVIV, March 1 (Reuters) - Ukraine believes Russia is preparing a mass disinformation campaign to suggest senior military and political figures have surrendered, Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov said on Tuesday.

"To 'confirm' this fake information, seemingly signed 'documents', as well as fake, edited videos will be distributed," he said in an online statement.

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