Disinfo: Georgian snipers took orders from leaders of today’s Ukraine

Summary

New evidence that the snipers on Maidan square in February 2014 were Georgian and they took orders from people who are now leaders of Ukraine.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 98
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 19/02/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, Georgia
  • Keywords: Euromaidan
  • Outlet: Vesti.ru
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White Helmets prepare new chemical attack in Syria

Al-Nusra Front terrorists and White Helmets were preparing to stage a provocation, involving chemical weapons’ use, in Syria’s Idlib province in order to blame Damascus for the attack on civilians.

Disproof

No evidence given. Recurring disinformation medium.com/dfrlab/syriahoax-part-two-kremlin-targets-white-helmets-c6ab692d4a21, . The White Helmets are regularly accused of  being responsible for chemical attacks in pro-Kremlin disinformation euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=white+helmets&disinfo_issue=&date=, https://euvsdisinfo.eu/from-sweden-with-love/, .

 

Quality of school education in Latvia has dropped to the level of Dominican Republic and Chile

In fighting the Russian language, Latvia is reaching the “inquisition”. In practise, it is using medieval methods. Education suffers from these language experiments. According to local news agencies, 10-20 years ago Latvia competed with Germany and Japan in quality of school education. Now it neighbours Dominican Republic and Chile in the world rankings.

 

Disproof

It is not clear which "local news agencies" the article refers to. According to the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment, PISA, assessment in 2015, Latvia scored 31 out of 72 countries, after Spain and before Russia. The Dominican Republic scored last, Chile 44th. www.oecd.org/pisa/pisa-2015-results-in-focus.pdf,

Further debunking by the Insider.

European Commission and European Central Bank are controlled by Soros

Not only the European Commission is controlled by Soros, but also the European Central Bank.

Disproof

Recurring disinformation about George Soros euvsdisinfo.eu/the-all-powerful-mr-soros-2/, . The ECB consist of 19 EU countries and it works "for the people of Europe and is formally accountable to them through the European Parliament." The European Commission is the EU's politically independent executive arm. Soros cannot and is not controlling EC or ECB.