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#Coronavirus: Faux video of lions and tigers on the streets of Russia goes viral

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#Coronavirus: Fake video of lions and tigers on the streets of Russia goes viral

Over the weekend, information of Russian president Vladmir Putin unleashing almost Faux video of 800 lions and tigers on the streets of Russia caught the eye of social media.

The pretend information report, which many believed was actual, instructed that Putin used the beasts as a way to cease folks from going exterior through the present coronavirus pandemic.

The information report in query additionally added that Russia has 306 coronavirus instances and one loss of life up to now. Many on Twitter believed that Putin additionally gave Russians a directive of staying indoors for 2 weeks or they may face a jail time period of 5 years.

Nevertheless, because it turned out, the video displaying a lion on the road was truly taken through the 12 months 2016 in South Africa. One other video additionally surfaced of a lion strolling round at evening in India, which many thought was taken in Russia. Whereas the information is now confirmed as pretend, it nonetheless went viral throughout social media platforms.

“Vladmir Putin has given Russians two choices, you keep at residence for 2 weeks otherwise you go to jail for 5 years,” one consumer incorrectly knowledgeable his followers. “Putin has dropped 800 tigers and lions all around the nation to push folks to remain at residence, keep secure everybody!”

Many had been fast to answer with some hilarious comebacks. “I like to recommend hippos and alligators for the holdouts, let’s carry this factor beneath management,” a Twitter consumer mused.

“Russian president Vladmir Putin launched 800 tigers and lions throughout Russia to devour anybody who comes out. Keep residence or die onerous, GOAT,” one other joked.

“My nation, they are going to eat the tiger,” a Russian Twitter consumer stated in reply. “It is a joke proper,” one other individual replied in confusion.

Jokes apart, others had been simply in awe of Vladmir Putin himself, or simply believed he’s plain loopy. “The actual boss man,” one consumer wrote. “This man is simply raving mad,” one other stated in horror.

Some Twitter customers couldn’t imagine so many individuals had been fast to imagine the information. “I actually didn’t know I’ve to tweet this, however the overflow of this picture on WhatsApp and social media has moved me to inform Russia didn’t depart lions on highway to quarantine folks at properties,” one consumer identified.

Many had been additionally shocked that some high-profile names equivalent to British politician and enterprise magnate Alan Sugar had been asking on Twitter if the information was actual or not.

“If anybody ever tells you that billionaires earn their wealth by intelligence and benefit, remind them that Alan Sugar thinks Russia have launched lions to maintain folks inside,” one consumer wrote in disbelief.

In the meantime, a pretend Twitter account of US president Donald Trump additionally created some hype across the pretend video.

I need to congratulate my good good friend Vladimir Putin for his daring steps to implement nationwide lockdown in Russia! He has launched LIONS onto the streets! Precise lions! That is NOT a joke! Bravo Vladimir, bravo! #COVIDー19.”

Secure to say, there aren’t any lions and tigers working round on the streets of Russia and Twitter can now relaxation simple.