New accounts deny Bucha Massacre and boost pro-Kremlin narratives about the invasion

The majority of tweets expressed outrage at the atrocities that took place in Bucha, which include a mass killing revealed by a mass grave, but not all.

E. Rosalie

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Satellite image of mass grave in Bucha, Ukraine | Reuters

Data collection shows new accounts boosting Bucha Massacre denial and pro-Kremlin narratives

Hoaxlines collected the most recent 100,000 tweets for the query “Bucha” on April 3, 2022. The majority of tweets expressed outrage at the atrocities that took place in Bucha, which include a mass killing revealed by a mass grave. Examples of recent accounts denying the Bucha Massacre or boosting disinformation about Ukraine have been included in the report.

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E. Rosalie

Disasters & information (public health + nat sec) | Johns Hopkins alum | @COVID19Tracking alum | Mapping medical misinfo 💉 and information disorder