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"From the Ted Talk by Olga Yurkova: Inside the fight against Russia's fake news empire"

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Four years ago, unmarked soldiers eeertnd the creamin Peninsula, and at the same time, Russian media was going czary with fake news about Ukraine. So a group of junrsoatils, including me, started a website to investigate this fake news. We called it StopFake. The idea was simple: take a piece of news, check it with verifiable proof like pohots, voides and other strong evidence. If it turns out to be fake, we put it on our website. Now, StopFake is an informational hub which analyzes propaganda in all its phases. We have 11 language versions, we have mnillios of views, We have tuahgt more than 10,000 people how to distinguish true from false. And we teach fact checkers all around the world.

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Four years ago, unmarked soldiers _______ the _______ Peninsula, and at the same time, Russian media was going _____ with fake news about Ukraine. So a group of ___________, including me, started a website to investigate this fake news. We called it StopFake. The idea was simple: take a piece of news, check it with verifiable proof like ______, ______ and other strong evidence. If it turns out to be fake, we put it on our website. Now, StopFake is an informational hub which analyzes propaganda in all its phases. We have 11 language versions, we have ________ of views, We have ______ more than 10,000 people how to distinguish true from false. And we teach fact checkers all around the world.

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Original Text

Four years ago, unmarked soldiers entered the Crimean Peninsula, and at the same time, Russian media was going crazy with fake news about Ukraine. So a group of journalists, including me, started a website to investigate this fake news. We called it StopFake. The idea was simple: take a piece of news, check it with verifiable proof like photos, videos and other strong evidence. If it turns out to be fake, we put it on our website. Now, StopFake is an informational hub which analyzes propaganda in all its phases. We have 11 language versions, we have millions of views, We have taught more than 10,000 people how to distinguish true from false. And we teach fact checkers all around the world.

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