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The West conducts one big campaign to spoil the World Cup in Russia

Summary of Disinformation

The West tries to spoil the World Cup in different ways. Simulated murder of journalist Arkady Babchenko in Ukraine, the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in the UK and accusations that Russia downed the Malaysian Boeing in 2014 are one big campaign planned by someone.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. Recurring disinformation on World Cup. euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=world+cup&disinfo_issue=&date=,

The story establishes an artificial link between Ukrainian authorities' faking journalist Arkady Babchenko's death www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/31/arkady-babchenko-details-staged-murder-plot-russia-ukraine, , Salisbury attack and MH17. Logical fallacies are frequently used in pro-Kremlin disinformation. medium.com/dfrlab/logical-fallacies-fuel-kremlin-disinfo-e4185bb455e6,

Pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign aims to distract the audience from the facts available regarding the Skripal poisoning and MH17.

For further debunks see: euvsdisinfo.eu/report/yulia-skripals-statement-like-a-hostage-video/, , euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=mh17&disinfo_issue=&date=,

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Reported in: Issue 110
Date: 01.06.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, The West
Keywords: Arkady Babchenko, World Cup, Sergei Skripal, MH17
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Mesto Vstrechi @NTV, 1:00
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