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In 2014, the West provoked anti-government protests of Ukrainians to distract the world from the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Summary of Disinformation

In 2014, the West provoked anti-government protests of Ukrainians to distract the world from the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Disproof

No evidence given. The spontaneous onset of the Euromaidan protests was a reaction of a large part of the Ukrainian society to the former President Yanukovych’s departure from the Association Agreement with the EU in November 2013.

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Reported in: Issue 59
Date: 17.02.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, The West, Ukraine
Keywords: Olympics, Protest, Provocation, The West
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: RIA Novosti
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