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British military advisers are forcing Ukraine to stage a chemical attack in order to blame it on Russia

Summary of Disinformation

Military experts from British special operations forces arrived to Ukraine to assist the Ukrainian forces sabotage mineral fertiliser factory. Their aim is to stage a chemical contamination, provoke evacuation of local residents, draw attention of international community to the situation in Donbass and blame it on Russian separatists. Intelligence of Donetsk national Republic observed 10 people from the Ukrainian special forces near the factory carrying boxes with a chemical hazard sign and wearing chemical protection equipment.


www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=202&v=kCUMs2C_2IY, dnr-online.ru/ukrainskaya-storona-ne-ostavlyaet-namerenij-provedeniya-himicheskoj-diversii-na-severe-dnr-daniil-bezsonov/
web.archive.orgundefined, web.archive.org/web/20181128091104/https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=202&v=kCUMs2C_2IY

No evidence given.

A combination of recurring pro-Kremlin narratives about staged chemical attacks, Western military support for Ukraine, and UK conspiracies to blame Russia, as in Skripal case.

For similar case from 2016 see here.

Further debunk by Medium.

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Reported in: Issue 128
Date: 21.11.2018
Language: Russian
Country: UK, Ukraine
Keywords: Chemical weapons/attack, War in Ukraine, Donbas
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: 60 minutes, Rossiya 1
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