Disinfo: In Donbas, Ukraine tries to provoke war with Russia


In Donbas, Ukraine tries to provoke war with Russia.


In Donbas, Ukrainian army is defending its territorial sovereignty. It is Russia who wages the war in Ukraine and occupies Ukrainian territory.


  • Reported in: Issue 51
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/12/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Provocation, Donbas
  • Outlet: Vremya Pokazhet @ Pervyi Kanal, time 33:18


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