Russian Channel One passes protest against police violence for Pokemon GO players

Source : 112 Ukraine

Another fake of Russian TV
14:27, 21 July 2016

The Russian TV Channel One issued the video of the protesters in the city of Oakland, California passing them for the crowd of Pokemon catchers (

The story about the Pokemon GO app began with these video, in which the Pokémon catchers go in crowds hunting the virtual creatures.

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Later, when the host began to talk about the dangers that await players, the video with a crowd of people running out into the road appeared on the screen. Channel One gave them for Pokemon GO players. In fact, they were protesting against police violence, blocking the road near Interstate 880 in the city of Oakland, California.

Journalist Alexei Kovalev saw the fake and published it on Twitter: "Russian Channel One cannot bare not lying even about Pokemons. This is Protest in Oakland, California".

Here is the original video with the protesters:

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Next the host warned of the danger of hunting for Pokémon while driving again and showed a fake, this time with the car, which overturned, allegedly by the negligence of the driver:

In fact, the driver unsuccessfully dodged oncoming cars:

Video Courtesy: the LAD Bible

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