Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Victoria Nuland have overthrown a…

Summary

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Victoria Nuland have overthrown a democratically elected government in Ukraine. Crimeans voted to reunite with Russia. There is no Russian invasion of Ukraine. Bashar Assad did not use chemical weapons against his own people.

Disproof

Czech translation of the paulcraigroberts.org disinformation article mentioned above.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 65
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 30/03/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Chemical weapons/attack, Victoria Nuland, Hillary Clinton, War in Ukraine, Barack Obama, Crimea, Bashar al-Assad
  • Outlet: protiproud.parlamentnilisty.cz
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When starting the anti-terrorist mission in Donbas, Ukraine’s government was…

When starting the anti-terrorist mission in Donbas, Ukraine’s government was planning to construct ‘concentration camps’ for the population of this region.

Disproof

No evidence given for this conspiracy theory, which recalls last unsubstantiated allegations regarding concentration camps elsewhere in the region - a recurring disinformation theme.

Ukraine is a terrorist state where the authorities are constantly…

Ukraine is a terrorist state where the authorities are constantly calling for terrorist acts and registering terrorist organizations as NGOs.

Disproof

No evidence given for this re-occuring disinformation. Ukraine is a legitimate state with a legitimate government as shown by the democratic, competitive and generally well-organised presidential and parliamentary elections in 2014 and local elections in 2015. Ukraine is making progress in reforms in key areas, notably constitutional reform, decentralisation, the fight against corruption and the judiciary. The EU welcomes these steps and is providing substantial support in all these areas.

Ukraine does not intend to implement the Minsk agreements, but…

Ukraine does not intend to implement the Minsk agreements, but to unleash civil war.

Disproof

No evidence given. According to the latest status report of the OSCE Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, there are violations of the Minsk agreement on both sides of the conflict. During the last two weeks two incidents involving small-arms fire and mortar rounds explosions near SMM members and vehicles were registered in areas not controlled by the Government. bit.ly/2oDYchC, . Most of the measures in the Minsk agreements depend above all on Russia and its proxies, including the withdrawal of all heavy weaponry, full monitoring access for the OSCE, and the full restoration of control of the state border to the Ukrainian government.