US is supporting Ukraine for staging provocations against Russia

Summary

The US is doing in Ukraine what the UK did in Poland in the 1930s. Before World War 2, UK obliged Poland to stage provocations every week on the Polish-Soviet border. Now, Donald Trump will supply weapons to Ukraine to perform provocations, similar to what happened in the Kerch Strait.

 

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about the Kerch Strait incident, being a Ukrainian provocation, and questioning Ukraine's sovereignty

The situation in the Sea of Azov was addressed by the 2003 bilateral agreement between Ukraine and Russia, which defined these territories as internal waters of the two states and gives both parties the power to inspect suspicious vessels; whereas both the 2003 agreement and UN Convention on the Law of the Sea provide for the freedom of navigation.

Crimea was illegally annexed by Russia in 2014, but the bilateral agreement on the Sea of Azov remains in power. Read more here.

Moreover, the claims about the interwar Polish leadership being controlled by the UK and performed provocations against the USSR are unfounded.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 142
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28/02/2019
  • Language/target audience: Hungarian
  • Country: Poland, UK, Russia, Ukraine, US
  • Keywords: Ukraine, Kerch, New Cold War
  • Outlet: News Front Hungary
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