The short clip allegedly showed Malaysian students crying for help
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Recently, a 45-second clip allegedly posted by a group of Malaysian students trapped in Ukraine was circulated online.
The Foreign Ministry (Wisma Putra) has released a statement to say that the clip is fake.
Based on inquiries and verification efforts undertaken thus far the video does not belong to a group of Malaysian students as alleged.The Foreign Ministry said in an official statement.
The Ministry urged any other Malaysians still remaining in Ukraine and requiring consular assistance to contact the Malaysian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland through the embassy’s email email@example.com and hotlines (+48223759930/ +48226174413 and 24-hour line +48660627360).
The Malaysian Embassy in Moscow has been closely monitoring the safety and wellbeing of Malaysians in different cities or localities throughout the Russian Federation too.
Malaysians in the Russian Federation who have not registered with the Malaysian Embassy in Moscow are advised to do so at the earliest opportunity.
Press Release: Situation of Malaysian students in the Russian Federation and allegation about Malaysian students trapped in Ukraine@saifuddinabd @KamarudinJaffar @IkramShahrul @amran_zin @CheongLL_WP @MYEmbMoscow @KemPendidikan @JPenerangan @bernamadotcom pic.twitter.com/g6ujetvoDy— Wisma Putra (@MalaysiaMFA) March 6, 2022