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Soldier Pictured On Trump’s Veterans Site Is A Ukrainian-Based Actor

“Portrait of young soldier,” by Dmytro Konstantynov.

1. Donald Trump announced this week he would skip Thursday’s GOP debate and instead hold an event to raise money for wounded veterans. Trump tweeted out a link to a donation site on Thursday:

2. The link takes you to his site:

Donald Trump Veterans Site

3. But wait, who is pictured in the background?

4. It’s “portrait of young soldier,” a stock image of an Ukrainian actor.

5. The photographer, based in Ukraine, is Dmytro Konstantynov.

6. The site also occasionally rotates to different photos, which are also stock images of unclear origin.

7. This isn’t the first time this week Trump has done this. Earlier this week, a Trump video on veterans featured Russian veterans.

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