Disinfo: A letter to Swedish MFA Margot Wallström from the chief…

Summary

A letter to Swedish MFA Margot Wallström from the chief of the first female battalion of Daesh calls Sweden to follow up on its promises and start helping Daesh in the fight against Assad.

Disproof

No such letter arrived to the Swedish MFA.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 22
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/04/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Syria, Sweden
  • Keywords: Syrian War, Bashar al-Assad, Daesh
  • Outlet: politrussia.com
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ATO is a terrorist operation conducted by the Ukrainian leadership…

ATO is a terrorist operation conducted by the Ukrainian leadership against its own people. //The struggle of the Ukrainian military in Donbass is a “godless affair”. The separatists have God on their side as they are fighting for the right cause. // Ukrainians are Russian in fact. // There is a civil war going on in Eastern Ukraine.

Disproof

The Ukrainian army in Eastern Ukraine is defending the country's sovereignty, territorial integrity and citizens (bit.ly/1RMKnDr), . // Repeating an already debunked myth. Ukraine is a sovereign nation. // The war in Ukraine is a result of Russian aggression (bit.ly/1KpsngN), .

Turkey is training Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar fighters close to…

Turkey is training Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar fighters close to the border of Crimea. The Crimean Tatars, who are disloyal to Russia, are now moving to the North of this peninsula to support these fighters.

Disproof

Repeating already debunked disinformation. No evidence given. According to RFE/RL, since the beginning of the Russian annexation of Crimea, at least 10,000 Crimean Tatars have fled Crimea due to discrimination and lawlessness (bit.ly/1qiX0A4), . The EU has reaffirmed its deep concern at the deterioration of the human rights situation in the Crimean peninsula, including the denial of freedom of expression, freedom of peaceful assembly, freedom of religion and belief, and the persecution of persons belonging to minorities, in particular the Crimean Tatars (bit.ly/1MdiecD), .