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Canada is participating in provocations in the Black Sea

Summary of Disinformation

Poroshenko is about to stage a serious provocation as he has no other way to win the elections. Germany refused to participate in provocations in the Black Sea, while Canada agreed and sent its ships.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about provocations and Ukrainian presidential elections.

From April 5 to April 13, 2019 NATO holds multi-national naval drills in the Black Sea. Military vessels from Romania, Bulgaria, Canada, Greece, the Netherlands and Turkey participate in the exercise.

The exercise scenario is fictitious and aims at planning and conducting a Crisis Response Operation (CRO), under the mandate of a Resolution of the United Nations' Security Council (UNSC), in the context of a security environment characterized by symmetric and asymmetric threats. Read more here.




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Reported in: Issue 144
Date: 05.04.2019
Language: Russian
Country: Canada, Germany
Keywords: Provocation, NATO, Petro Poroshenko
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya Pokhazet @ Pervyi Kanal (20:50 - 21:21)
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