Fact-checked by: Newschecker

2020/03/23 | India

False: Russia has unleashed over 500 lions to ensure that people stay inside their homes amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Explanation: The image on social media has nothing to do with Russia or the Russian president. The image is from South Africa’s Johannesburg, and the lion seen in the viral image was brought for film shooting by a production crew.

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