Ukrainian Footage Claims to Show Russian Rebels Advancing in Russia

Video leaked to the internet from an unknown source claims to show Russian Rebels advancing on Russian forces inside of a Russian city. The video has since been geo-located as combat footage from inside of Ukraine, specifically Chornobyl.


Initially, this video was posted as combat footage that was recorded recently near Nova Tavolzhanka in Russia. That was quickly debunked and the footage was then relocated as footage from Shebekino, Russia. The entire thing was debunked however by GeoConfirmed on Twitter pulled up pictures of the building at the beginning of the video on Google street view, confirming that this footage was indeed filmed in Chornobyl at the very beginning of the conflict when Russian forces were still fighting in the Kyiv region.


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Josh is an American writer and former USMC machine gunner with eight years of experience in ground combat arms throughout the GWOT. He is currently based in Texas and specializes in combat footage analysis and digital marketing.Follow Josh at OfficialJoshBrooks.com

Published 8 months ago

Video leaked to the internet from an unknown source claims to show Russian Rebels advancing on Russian forces inside of a Russian city. The video has since been geo-located as combat footage from inside of Ukraine, specifically Chornobyl.


Initially, this video was posted as combat footage that was recorded recently near Nova Tavolzhanka in Russia. That was quickly debunked and the footage was then relocated as footage from Shebekino, Russia. The entire thing was debunked however by GeoConfirmed on Twitter pulled up pictures of the building at the beginning of the video on Google street view, confirming that this footage was indeed filmed in Chornobyl at the very beginning of the conflict when Russian forces were still fighting in the Kyiv region.


About the Author

Author's Photo

Josh Brooks

Josh is an American writer and former USMC machine gunner with eight years of experience in ground combat arms throughout the GWOT. He is currently based in Texas and specializes in combat footage analysis and digital marketing.Follow Josh at OfficialJoshBrooks.com

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