Published On: Mon, May 2nd, 2022
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Ukraine admits ‘Ghost of Kyiv’ fighter pilot, hailed for feats against Russian forces, is a myth

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On social media, the “Ghost of Kyiv” was a military hero, an ace fighter pilot hailed for supposedly shooting down multiple Russian planes. The tales began just days into the war and circulated for months, bolstered by official Ukrainian accounts. But on Saturday, Ukrainian authorities admitted that the legendary pilot was a myth.

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