Footage of War Thunder Video Game Passed Off As Night Bombing on Ukraine

As the Russian assaults on Ukraine intensified, a video apparently showing night bombing is claimed to be from Ukraine. Some news media websites posted this clip while reporting on the Russia-Ukraine war.  Leading daily Saamana shared this clip after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared a ‘military operation’ on Ukraine. Fact Crescendo found that this is […]

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FAKE: Did Putin Warn India To Stay Away From Russia Ukraine War?

By sharing a screengrab of CNN news plate, social media users are claiming that Russian President Vladimir Putin had warned India to stay away from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict. Otherwise, India will have to face the consequences for not obeying Putin’s order. The text in the viral screengrab reads: “Putin’s New Punchline: India should not […]

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Writer Paulo Coelho Shared Staged Video From India To Inspire Kindness

‘The Alchemist’ writer Paulo Coelho tweeted a video of two schoolboys from India helping a handicapped man to fix slipped chain of his tricycle.  The Brazilian author is known for his spiritual and motivational novels. He shared this video ‘to brighten up complicated day’ with his followers. Soon after it, the video went viral on […]

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No, These Are Not Nigerian Men Dressed As Arab Women Arrested In Dubai

Many leading news websites and Twitter users shared images of men disguised as women in traditional Arab attire along with a claim the three Nigerian men were arrested at Dubai airport.  News18 Hindi published the images of these men in their news report on 18 February. According to the report, immigration officials at Dubai airport […]

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Old Signboards of Villagers Boycotting BJP Leaders Revived During UP Election 2022

Amidst Uttar Pradesh assembly election 2022, the image of a signboard calling for a boycott on BJP leaders is doing the rounds on social media. Assuming it to be the latest development, people are sharing this image claiming that villagers in UP have banned BJP leaders from entering the village. Viral posts further state that […]

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Did Soldier Berate Sania Mirza For Marrying Pakistani Cricketer On Kapil Sharma Show?

Sharing a supposed clip of the Kapil Sharma show, users are claiming that an Indian soldier berated Tennis star Sania Mirza for marrying a Pakistani cricketer on the show. It has also been further claimed that this clip was deleted by the show makers.  Readers of Fact Crescendo forwarded this video to our WhatsApp FactLine […]

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