Press service of the Ministry of defense of Russia were caught creating a fake video on the launch of cruise missiles in the sea of Okhotsk. Attention to the talent mismatch actually paid YouTube users in the comments under the video posted on the official channel of the Ministry.
As follows from the description of the video, the footage was taken during a combat training launch of cruise missiles with nuclear submarine “Tomsk” in the sea of Okhotsk. According to the defense Ministry, the missile successfully hit the target, imitating the surface ship imaginary enemy, at a distance of 150 kilometers from the launch site.
However, netizens noticed that in fact the fragment hitting the target was cut from another video. As it turned out, identical pictures were published by the TV channel “Star” in 2016. Then the video hit the time of the destruction of the ship conditional enemy with coastal missile complex “Bastion” and anti-ship missiles “Mosquito” during the exercise “Kavkaz-2016”.
In November 2017, the year, the defense Ministry published in the Facebook and Twitter images, allegedly confirming the provision of us military cover up of militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). But in the end it turned out that one of the images is exactly the same with a screenshot from the game for smartphones AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron — simulation of the American aircraft fire support of ground forces, the Lockheed AC-130.
Video, photo All from Russia.