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Meta said it has removed the accounts and blocked the websites being used to masquerade as independent news outlets and posted claims about Ukraine being a failed state. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook, YouTube and Twitter remove disinformation targeting Ukraine

Facebook parent company Meta says it has uncovered Russian efforts to undermine trust in the Ukrainian government and to hack Ukrainian military officials and journalists using social media.

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Doctors' worst fears about the Texas abortion law are coming true

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Meta said it has removed the accounts and blocked the websites being used to masquerade as independent news outlets and posted claims about Ukraine being a failed state. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook, YouTube and Twitter remove disinformation targeting Ukraine

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