Disinfo: Current authorities in Ukraine seized power in a coup

Summary

Current authorities in Ukraine seized power in a coup.

Disproof

Repeating a myth that has been debunked many times.

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  • Reported in: Issue 18
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 04/03/2016
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Coup
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Donald Tusk and Angela Merkel have direct responsibility for thousands...

Donald Tusk and Angela Merkel have direct responsibility for thousands of people who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea.

Disproof

No evidence given. Responsibility belongs to the traffickers, whom the EU is hoping to stop. // The refugee crisis worsened due to Russia's bombing in Syria.

The West always wanted to conquer Russia, now by using...

The West always wanted to conquer Russia, now by using information and rewriting Russian history. The West has made up the Katyń massacre. It was a US fighter that shot down the MH17, and the USA then blamed Russia.

Disproof

No evidence given. // Katyń massacre is a historical fact. // For evidence that MH17 was shot down by a Russian BUK, see bit.ly/21fmPfL,

In an interview taken by Dainius Radzevičius from the American...

In an interview taken by Dainius Radzevičius from the American Forces Network Europe with Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate proposed to resettle residents of the Baltic countries to Africa.

Disproof

American Forces Network never ran an interview with Donald Trump on its website. Dainius Radzevičius never interviewed Donald Trump. The Lithuanian journalist writes about this on his Facebook page and on the Baltic site Tiesa. See bit.ly/1RhnOGN,