“Let's remember 29.02 2020, Putin's beer -50%”. This is what we see on an illuminated advertising panel displayed – this is what emerges from the video circulating on Facebook – in front of the historic headquarters of Pizzeria Dal Presidente in Naples, located in via dei Tribunali, to the left of the Neapolitan Cathedral. city. But in reality, the sign with Putin was never posted at Pizzeria dal Presidente in Naples. Let's see the edited video in detail.

For those in a hurry:

  • A video is circulating in which we can see an advertising billboard with a discount on beer on the occasion of Putin's annual speech to the Russian Federal Assembly in 2020, which was allegedly installed by Pizzeria Dal Presidente in Naples.
  • The speech reportedly took place on February 29, 2020, but actually took place on January 15.
  • The pizzeria denied ever putting up posters and signs with Putin.
  • This is why the sign with Putin was never put up by the Pizzeria dal Presidente in Naples.

Analyzes

Let's see a screenshot of one of the messages being checked. The description reads:

“Remember 2020, Putin’s beer on February 29 at -50%”. In Naples, preparations are underway for the broadcast of the Russian President's speech to the Federal Assembly.”

It was never posted

The idea is to make viewers of the video believe that the historic site offered a special discount on beers purchased on February 29, 2020, on the occasion of the annual speech that the Russian President gives to the Russian Federal Assembly. Too bad for whoever edited the video that the 2020 speech did not take place on February 29. That year, Putin's speech took place on January 15, 2020, as reported Ria Novosti. A first inconsistency which suggests that the video is a fake. The confirmation comes directly from the restaurant, which was contacted by Open he denied ever having installed similar light panels in his restaurant.

Conclusions

A video is circulating in which we can see an advertising billboard with a discount on beer on the occasion of Putin's annual speech to the Russian Federal Assembly in 2020, which was allegedly installed by Pizzeria Dal Presidente in Naples. The speech reportedly took place on February 29, 2020, but actually took place on January 15. The pizzeria denied ever putting up posters and signs with Putin. This is why the sign with Putin was never put up by the Pizzeria dal Presidente in Naples.

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