Hillary Clinton was behind the orchestrated toppling of Victor Yanukovych’s rule

Summary

Hillary Clinton was behind the orchestrated toppling of Victor Yanukovych’s rule in Ukraine and the interim government was set up by the US and used to start a conflict with Russia.

Disproof

Repeating already debunked disinformation.

The spontaneous onset of the Euromaidan protests was a reaction of large parts of the Ukrainian population to the Yanukovych government’s sudden departure from the Association Agreement with the European Union in November 2013.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 41
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 06/09/2016
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Hillary Clinton, Coup, Euromaidan, Viktor Yanukovych
  • Outlet: Huffington Post
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Disproof

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Disproof

No evidence given. The West (EU, US) respects Russian sovereignity. NGOs are autonomous groups reflecting the interests of civil society and promoting human rights and freedoms in accordance with Russia’s own international engagements.

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Disproof

Recurring disinformation narrative about alleged EU's role in Ukrainian crisis.

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