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After the coup in Kyiv, there was a plan to destroy the Russian nation in Crimea, which is why Russia had to take preventive measures.

Summary of Disinformation

After the coup in Kyiv, there was a plan to destroy the Russian nation in Crimea, which is why Russia had to take preventive measures.

Disproof

There were never any confirmed reports of any ethnic Russians being threatened in Ukraine; only allegations perpetuated by pro-Kremlin outlets.

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Reported in: Issue 70
Date: 22.05.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Keywords: Coup, Crimea
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya pokazhet @ Pervyi kanal (1:25:25)
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