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Ukraine says Russia behind bomb hoaxes aimed at sowing 'panic'

Published January 21,2022

Ukraine said Friday it had been subjected to a campaign of fake bomb threats targeting society in recent days, blaming Russia for the hoaxes that came as concerns mounted of a possible Russian invasion.

"The obvious goal of the special services of the aggressor country is to put additional pressure on Ukraine, to sow alarm and panic in society," the security services in Kyiv said in a statement.