Disinfo: Alexander Khudilaynen, Head of the Republic of Karelia (federal subject…

Summary

Alexander Khudilaynen, Head of the Republic of Karelia (federal subject of Russia) blames Russian opposition for connections to Ukrainian terrorists who caused the energy blockade of Crimea.

Disproof

Crimean Tatar activists, not "terrorists", are blockading Crimea to protest against its illegal annexation by Russia: bit.ly/1Q5WnD8,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue6
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/12/2015
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Alexander Khudilaynen, Terrorism, Crimea

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