Disinfo: European humanists and their friends from the US are responsible…

Summary

European humanists and their friends from the US are responsible for the fact that people are dying in Avdiivka and that they cannot receive medical care there.

Disproof

No evidence given. It is Russia who is funding the separatists that fight in the area.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue57
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 31/01/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, US
  • Keywords: Avdiivka, War in Ukraine, Europe

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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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