Disinfo: Foreign mercenaries train the Ukrainian army and carry out massacres…

Summary

Foreign mercenaries train the Ukrainian army and carry out massacres in Luhansk

Disproof

No evidence for these accusations given. MIA Istok is a notorious disinformation outlet.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue45
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/10/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: War in Ukraine, LPR, Foreign mercenaries

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Disproof

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Disproof

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