Disinfo: After trying to incite genocide in Donbas, Ukraine will disappear from the map


Let's explore the potential outcomes of the incursion of Ukrainian armed forces to Donbas. The goal is not just territorial control, it will lead to mass genocide of Russians and those holding the Russian passports.

Can Russia simply watch genocide in the centre of Europe in the 21st century? Of course not! Therefore there will be two Ukraines: the Republic of East Ukraine and West Ukraine. Kyiv may possibly belong to the East Ukraine, or perhaps it will be like Berlin, where we will have a sector under our control.

Ukraine, as it is now will dissapear from the map.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about war in Ukraine, disintegration of Ukraine and genocide.

The claims are not supported by any evidence. Since 2014 the pro-Kremlin media have repeatedly accused Ukraine of genocide against the Russian minority in Donbas. Various human rights missions failed to find any evidence to these claims. Read more here.

Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity continues to be violated by the Russian armed forces. Most recent Russian military build up near the Ukrainian borders is accompanied by renewed disinformation attacks against Ukraine.

This disinformation message appeared in the same TV broadcast as the claim that US needs a war in Ukraine to stop the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

See earlier related disinformation claims alleging that in 2014 genocide against Russians began in Ukraine; that Ukraine must give up some of its territories; that Moscow is not a party to the internal Ukrainian conflict.


  • Reported in: Issue 238
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/04/2021
  • Article language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Ukrainian disintegration, War in Ukraine, Genocide
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Disinfo: Baltic states' membership in NATO resulted in degradation of national security

If in 2004 Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia were secure, today they are almost on the front line. The result of membership of the Baltic states in NATO is a visible degradation of their security.

Today all efforts of the Baltic states are focused on preparation for war [against Russia]. Russia is not a threat [for the Baltic states], but Moscow is adequately answering to the provocative growth of NATO’s activities near Russia’s border.

The Baltic states are territory for exercises of foreign armies, comfort bridgehead for blitzkrieg to East, small coin in the big geopolitical game.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative, portraying NATO as an aggressor and presenting the Baltic states as the puppets of the Alliance. The claim also repeats another recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about NATO encircling Russia.

NATO does not seek confrontation with Russia. The Alliance underlined this position in the Brussels Summit Declaration in 2018. This declaration concludes that “Russia’s aggressive actions, including the threat and use of force to attain political goals and challenge the Alliance and undermining Euro-Atlantic security and the rules-based international order”.

Disinfo: An attack of a Ukrainian drone took the life on one child and injured one woman

An attack of a Ukrainian drone took the life on one child and injured one woman in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic. The soldiers of the 59th brigade of the Ukrainian armed forces, while obeying a criminal command, used an unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with a home-made explosive device.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative on the Donbas conflict.

The claim is unverified. The village of Oleksandrivske (Aleksandrovskoye in Russian media) is located 15 kilometers away from the front line. The Russian Investigative Committee announced a probe into the death of a child there reported by pro-Kremlin media. The OSCE's special monitoring mission to Ukraine did not report about any drone strike in this area.

Disinfo: Russia has never been a threat to Ukraine

Russia does not pose a threat to any country, including Ukraine, making the US assurances of support to Ukraine meaningless. Instead, these guarantees of support are doing a disservice to Ukraine by increasing tensions and eliciting a response from Russia.


A recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative obfuscating Russian responsibility for the illegal annexation of Crimea and war in Ukraine.

Since 2014 Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity have been violated by the acts of aggression of Russian armed forces. The EU has imposed series of restrictive measures against Russian individuals and entities undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.