Estonian President refused to congratulate Orthodox Christians on Christmas

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  • Reported in: Issue 53
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 07/01/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Estonia
  • Keywords: Christmas, Christianity
  • Outlet: Baltnews.lv
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The Russian invasion of Donbas is fabricated by the Western…

The Russian invasion of Donbas is fabricated by the Western media, using the pictures of Russian troops in Ossetia. Media in Europe are constantly lying about the situation in Ukraine.

Disproof

No evidence given. There is in fact a lot of credible evidence of a Russian presence in Donbas, for example in the findings of the International Criminal Court bit.ly/2ftv6iT, . The "independent" journalist who made the "documentary" is employed by Russia Today (which is to 100 % funded by the Kremlin). bzfd.it/2jPrK93,

A well-known chocolate brand uses child labour in Romania

A well-known chocolate brand uses child labour in Romania.

Disproof

The story first appeared in British tabloid The Sun in November 2016 bit.ly/2fmuStk, and was disproven as fake a couple of days later by Deutsche Welle bit.ly/2i885jl, . On the Romanian television channel Digi24, the children's mother denied the British tabloid's story. She said it had been staged, and that she'd been told the British journalists were filming an advert for Kinder Surprise. She hadn't understood everything that was said to her in English.

A young member of the Democratic Party (US) was killed…

A young member of the Democratic Party (US) was killed for providing secret documents to Julian Assange. It was not Russia who hacked the DNC.

Disproof

Conspiracy theories with no evidence given. The American intelligence community concludes the DNC hacks were performed by Russia: bit.ly/2iRbS9b,