Disinfo: Citizens of Dniepropetrovsk, Odessa, Nikolaev and other southern and eastern...

Summary

Citizens of Dniepropetrovsk, Odessa, Nikolaev and other southern and eastern Ukrainian towns are waiting for an “external power” to protect them from the Ukrainian government. They want to join Russia. // In the 17th century, Ukrainian hetmen realized that they could not govern even their small area and decided to join Russia of their own will.

Disproof

According to a poll, conducted by the Kiev International Institute of Sociology and Russia's Levada Center, only 2% of Ukrainians want to join Russia on the whole (bit.ly/1PmGB3G), . // Historical revisionism.

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  • Reported in: Issue 30
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 09/06/2016
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Ukraine, Russia
  • Keywords: Historical revisionism, Odessa
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Ukrainian secret services planned to kill Savchenko and blame it...

Ukrainian secret services planned to kill Savchenko and blame it on the Donetsk People’s Republic. The DPR saved Savchencko’s life by warning her of the secret plot.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. Nadiya Savchenko was abducted and illegally transferred to Russia by pro-Russian separatists (bit.ly/1WbGqMD), , where she faced a flawed and deeply politicized trial on the fabricated charges of killing two journalists (bit.ly/1YdlHZE), .

US Special Services finance and support terrorists in Syria

According to Veterans today’s editor Mike Harris, US Special Services finance and support terrorists in Syria.

Disproof

No evidence supports this claim. The US as well as other members of NATO are committed to defeat terrorism. On September 10, 2014, President Obama announced the formation of a global coalition to "degrade and ultimately defeat" Daesh (bit.ly/1TwkpF4), .