Disinfo: Crimean Tatars asked the UN and the European Parliament to…

Summary

Crimean Tatars asked the UN and the European Parliament to recognize the independence of Crimean republic and its decision to join Russia.

Disproof

The request was sent by the organization Kyrym, which was established after the annexation of Crimea and is closely connected to pro-Russian authorities: econ.st/2lGGCr4,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 58
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 08/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: EU, Crimean Tatars, UN, Crimea

Disclaimer

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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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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