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Donbas is a Russian land that is being bombed by European troops every day.

Summary of Disinformation

Donbas is a Russian land that is being bombed by European troops every day.

Disproof

No evidence given. Donbas is a part of the sovereign state Ukraine.The EU High Representative's Official Spokesperson has made it clear that "Ukraine has a right to take legitimate actions in defence of its sovereignty, territorial integrity and citizens, in full respect of its international obligations. It is Ukraine’s duty to preserve law and order within its borders while maintaining a measured approach, in particular protecting civilian lives" bit.ly/1RMKnDr, . In addition, there are no European troops whatsoever in Ukraine.

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Reported in: Issue 60
Date: 19.02.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Europe, Russia, Ukraine
Keywords: Ukrainian disintegration, Donbas
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: ‘Voskresnyi vecher s Vladimirom Solovyovym’ (49:09)
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