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A disabled immigrant from the Donbas was "torn apart" for speaking in Russian

Summary of Disinformation

In the village Buymer of the Trostyanets district of the Sumy region in Ukraine, local residents tore the mouth off a “disabled displaced person from Donbass” for speaking in Russian.


Recurring disinformation that it is dangerous to speak Russian in Ukraine, despite the lack of evidence. Witnesses, the police and the victim himself denied the reason for the incident as well as the severity of it. Further debunking by Stopfake www.stopfake.org/fejk-invalidu-pereselentsu-s-donbassa-porvali-rot-za-to-chto-razgovarival-na-russkom-yazyke/,

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Reported in: Issue 115
Date: 05.07.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Russian language, Donbas
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Life.ru
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