Disinfo: The Ukrainian revolution was possibly supported from the outside


In an exclusive interview with prominent Ukrainian sociologist Iryna Bekeshkina, she said that an artificial revolution supported from the outside was possible in Ukraine.


Bekeshkina had never been interviewed by the site and after she exposed the fake interview in a Facebook post, the story was removed from the Ukraina.ru website, but remains in cache storage. Further debunking at StopFake.


  • Reported in: Issue 50
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 22/11/2016
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Euromaidan


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The European Parliament is preparing to adopt a resolution, targeting Orthodox “propaganda”

The European Parliament is preparing to adopt a resolution on “combating ideological diversion”. Its purpose is to ban Orthodox “propaganda”. These actions are aimed at all the Orthodox EU countries.


The resolution referred to is about strenghtening EU strategic communication to counteract anti-EU propaganda by third parties. Not once does it mention the word Orthodox.

More detail at StopFake

In 2013-2014, there was no ‘Revolution of Dignity’ in Ukraine,…

In 2013-2014, there was no ‘Revolution of Dignity’ in Ukraine, there was a successful mission of the secret services of the West there aiming at the overthrowing of the pro-Russian government of Yanukovych.


No evidence given for this conspiracy theory.

The Russians and the Ukrainians are the same nation

The Russians and the Ukrainians are the same nation.


Ukraine is recognised in international law as a sovereign nation state, with its own flag, nationality, language etc. Ukrainian citizens are citizens of Ukraine, not Russia.