Disinfo: Crimea became a Russian region after a legitimate referendum where…


  • Reported in: Issue42
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 20/09/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Referendum, Crimea


Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Europe is a continent covered with US weapons and the…

Europe is a continent covered with US weapons and the Czech Republic is a suppressed nation.


EU Member States make sovereign decisions for their own security. NATO/US military presence and support in EU Member States is possible only on the basis of the clear request/consent of the hosting nation.

Ambassadors of the EU and the USA met with priests…

Ambassadors of the EU and the USA met with priests of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. The clergy told the diplomats and law enforcers about attempts of seizure of churches and about actions of resentment against a recent Cross Procession for peace in Ukraine. The clergy are also concerned about planned legislation that could legalise raids on churches and temples.


The EU delegation in Kyiv as well as the US Embassy confirmed that the meeting never took place.