Disinfo: Across Russian cities, hundreds of thousands of people participated in…

Summary

Across Russian cities, hundreds of thousands of people participated in celebrations devoted to the second anniversary of Crimea’s reunification with Russia.

Disproof

There is evidence many of the participants did not go to celebrate the anniversary of Crimea's reunification with Russia, but were compelled to go to the meetings and concerts (bit.ly/1TYtmgb), .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 20
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18/03/2016
  • Language/target audience: Georgian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Crimea

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