A subtle snipe at the Russian leader by Olga Skabeeva was spotted by social media users in her Telegram channel metadata. Newsweek Fact Check investigates.
The man dubbed "Putin's chef" hailed gruesome footage of the Russian prison inmate, who was drafted into the military, being bludgeoned with a sledgehammer.
A viral report claims that a top Russian military commander was found dead after weeks of criticism about the handling of the Ukraine war.
The Russian leader appears to make an ominous prediction in a newly resurfaced video share by pro-Ukraine accounts.
A clip from what appears to be a Russian TV show with prescient insight has resurfaced on social media.
As Russian missiles and UAVs continue to bring the war to Ukraine's capital, locals are taking defense of the city into their own hands—quite literally.
The Russian security agency claimed the x-ray images showed explosives inside the vehicle, but many spotted an apparent error.
A prominent Putin ally appeared to air grievances on live TV after supposedly receiving a conscription notice, but is the translation accurate?
Pro-Moscow commentators expressed outrage at the "betrayal" they saw in a mass prisoner swap that saw dozens of Mariupol defenders returned to Kyiv.
Luhansk Governor Serhiy Haidai said the Russians are "not real warriors," though stressed Ukraine is suffering casualties.
An underground resistance movement is taking shape in Russia, sabotaging the war effort and seeking to depose Vladimir Putin.
The manipulated image has been shared widely by pro-Russian accounts to support the Kremlin's false narrative used to justify the invasion of Ukraine.
Vladimir Putin's Russia relies on arms exports for soft power—but for how much longer?
The alleged founder and leader of the Wagner Group was reported to be missing or even dead after Ukraine's strike on the mercenaries' base in the Donbas.
From Russian-occupied Kherson, one refugee told Newsweek about their fears troops will use a "scorched earth" policy.
Lawmaker Roman Kostenko said Ukraine needs a "serious" expansion of operations in the southern Kherson region to evict the Russians.
Several Western media outlets repeated the claim about the alleged Kim Jong Un offer of support to Putin, but what is the basis for the claim?
The U.S.-sourced weapons system is touted as a "game-changer" in the conflict, but has Russia taken down any of them? Newsweek Fact Check looked at the claims.
A viral image of the former-president's current spouse shovelling atop his ex-wife's grave caused an uproar on Twitter but is it real?
A video of Russia's military chief proclaiming that "there will be Soviet Union again" was shared widely among pro-Ukraine accounts and some Western diplomats.
As a video of Russia's president waiting uncomfortably for his Turkish counterpart goes viral, Newsweek looks back at Putin's own history of tardiness.
A viral video has been used to perpetuate Russian disinformation and propaganda, but the "evidence" doesn't stand up to scrutiny, Newsweek Fact Check found.
Luhansk Governor Serhiy Haidai told Newsweek the Ukrainians "need several times more weaponry" to reverse Russian gains.
Long-range guided artillery "rips everything to shreds," Luhansk Governor Serhiy Haidai told Newsweek.
A video purportedly showing a rocket-armed version of a Soviet-era minicar obliterating an entire Russian military column has gone viral but some viewers are skeptical.
Posts claiming that the Democratic hopeful Charlie Crist has taken a surprise lead in Florida's gubernatorial race have spread online in recent days.
With the biggest Western economies reeling from high inflation, is the strong Russian ruble a sign of the country's economic resilience?
The viral photo appears to show the veteran Hollywood star sporting a T-Shirt featuring Ukraine's Crimea, annexed by Russia, with the words "I'll be back."
As fighting intensifies between Ukraine and Russia on multiple fronts, so do the online narratives calling on Ukraine to compromise its territorial integrity.
Serhiy Haidai told Newsweek the defenders remain defiant despite the intense Russian attacks, which included a strike on a chemical plant.