Fake news of the week: Azarenok encourages "shutting down all Western social media"

A concert of 12-year-old blogger Milana Khametova in Minsk, held at the Dana Mall, attracted a lot of teenagers and a stampede began in the shopping centre

Western social media is to blame for a bunch of teenagers who came to the Dana Mall shopping centre in Minsk to meet a blogger, so it should be shut down. This was stated by Rygor Azaronak in his Telegram channel: 

"We have to face the truth. Look at the number of children and zoomers who come there to listen to degenerate Tik-Tok “leaven” songs. And we need to take radical steps. While we can't fill the Internet with our values, we need to cut people off from others. Shut down all Western social media. Or one day you could realise that half the country's population are helpless morons, ready to believe any nonsense."

A concert of 12-year-old blogger Milana Khametova in Minsk, held at the Dana Mall, attracted a lot of teenagers and a stampede began in the shopping centre. It was her songs that Azaronak called degenerate and "Tik-Tok leaven". But he forgot to mention the following: Milana Khametova is not a Western blogger, she’s from Russia, Novosibirsk, and Tik-Tok is a social network created in China.

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