Did Russia send jet bombers to Venezuela during its ongoing invasion of Ukraine in 2022? No, that's not true: A CNN news report describing Russian bombers that landed in Venezuela to conduct exercises over the Caribbean was broadcast in 2018.
Russian bomber touches down on America's doorstep
The report described the landing of TU-160 Russian bombers in Venezuela. The supersonic aircraft could carry nuclear weapons and were deployed to perform training in the area.
This is what the post looked like on Facebook on March 2, 2022:
(Source: Facebook screenshot taken on Wed Mar 2 15:35 2022 UTC)
While the Facebook post was published during the Russia invasion of Ukraine in early 2022, the CNN report was broadcast on December 11, 2018.
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