|Title:||Zelensky and Soros Aren’t Cousins, Contrary to Social Media Claim|
|Publisher:||FactCheck.org (University of Pennsylvania)|
|Date published:||April 8, 2022|
|Date updated:||April 8, 2022|
Conspiracy theories aimed at Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky have been circulating on social media since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. One recent example, falsely attributed to a “Pentagon official,” is the unfounded claim that Zelensky is the cousin of billionaire philanthropist George Soros.