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12 snipers from Lithuania and Georgia arrived in Donbas

Summary of Disinformation

12 snipers from Lithuania and Georgia arrived in Donbas to fight for the Ukrainian forces.

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation since 2015 on foreign mercenaries euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=&disinfo_issue=&disinfo_keywords%5B%5D=77165&date=,

Instructors of the Lithuanian Armed Forces have been contributing to the training of Ukrainian soldiers since August 2015. The military mission in Ukraine was launched to deliver training to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Lithuanian soldiers do not take part in combat actions of the Antiterrorist Operation (ATO) in Eastern Ukraine. kariuomene.kam.lt/en/military_insignia/news_1889/soldiers_serving_in_lithuanias_training_mission_in_ukraine_rotate.html,

Further debunking by Delfi: ru.delfi.lt/news/live/prorossijskie-separatisty-ne-skromnichayut-snova-ischut-litovskih-snajperov.d?id=77792685,

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Reported in: Issue 105
Date: 22.04.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine, Lithuania
Keywords: War in Ukraine, Foreign mercenaries
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: NTV.ru, Vesti.ru
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