Disinfo: Genghis Khan was a Russian prince

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 44
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/10/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: Genghis Khan
  • Outlet: Strannoe Delo

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Disproof

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Ukraine’s first president, Leonid Kravchuk, congratulated Russia’s president Putin on his birthday, saying that “Russia will achieve great heights thanks to President Putin”.

Disproof

The articles expanded and reinterpreted a recording of former president Kravchuk published by the National news Service (bit.ly/2dUgTs8), . In fact, former president Kravchuk said that President Putin now has the opportunity, with regards to his image and his support in Russia, to lift Russia to a height that it is deserving bit.ly/2d0PXdo,

The Czech Television use brutal propaganda and manipulation to influence the election

The Czech Television use brutal propaganda and manipulation to influence the election.

Disproof

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