Deepfake footage purports to show Ukrainian president capitulating

  • World
  • Thursday, 17 Mar 2022

LONDON/LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) -A poorly edited video purporting to show Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy publicly capitulating to Russian demands drew widespread ridicule on Wednesday, but experts said it could be a harbinger of more sophisticated deceptions to come.

The video appeared to show an ashen-faced Zelenskiy speaking from the presidential lectern and urging his countrymen to down their weapons in the face of Russian invaders.

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