Europe has found a universal method of resolving problems

Summary

Europe has found a universal method of resolving problems. If anything goes wrong, if they have bad luck – it is Russia’s fault.

Disproof

No evidence for this accusation.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 55
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/01/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Europe, Russia
  • Keywords: Russophobia
  • Outlet: Vremya Pokazhet (Pervyi kanal), time 31:15
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The hunt for “domestic” separatists has begun in Ukraine

The hunt for “domestic” separatists has begun in Ukraine. The property of “enemies of the people” will be handed over to informers, and “domestic” separatists will be sent to prison.

Disproof

The article - reprinted by several media outlets - is not based on any verifiable facts. bit.ly/2iVCw1z,

There was a coup d’etat in Ukraine, and Russia merely…

There was a coup d’etat in Ukraine, and Russia merely expressed its point of view.

Disproof

Democratic, competitive and generally well-organised presidential and parliamentary elections were held in 2014 and local elections in 2015. The EU welcomed this progress. The OSCE, which observed all these elections on the ground, characterised the Presidential elections as showing the "clear resolve of the authorities to hold what was a genuine election largely in line with international commitments and with a respect for fundamental freedoms." // Illegal annexation, violation of borders and military aggression is not "expressing a point of view".

The Europeans have dragged Russia into the Parliamentary Assembly of…

The Europeans have dragged Russia into the Parliamentary Assembly of Europe in order to abuse Russia there for 20 years.

Disproof

Russia joined PACE voluntarily. No evidence of "abuse". The PACE have suspended certain rights for the Russian delegation due to Russias illegal annexation of Crimea and military agression in Ukraine.