Disinfo: A delegation from the University of Bristol will start excavations…

Summary

A delegation from the University of Bristol will start excavations of historical sites in Crimea.

Disproof

In a statement, the University of Bristol confirmed that they were not linked to any planned project in Crimea. bit.ly/2lhDHrz,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 59
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: UK, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Crimea

Disclaimer

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Disproof

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Disproof

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