Disinfo: Americans preparing a revolution in Donbas

Summary

Americans preparing a revolution in Donbas. Washington curators of Petro Poroshenko regime suggested an effective, from their point of view, way to reclaim uncontrolled territories. They proposed to create a “revolutionary situation” in the republics.

Disproof

No evidence given.

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about US and its relations with Ukraine.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 126
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 19/11/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine, US
  • Keywords: EU, Eastern Ukraine, War in Ukraine, Donbas

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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