Disinfo: ISIL was created by American Secret Services

Summary

ISIL was created by the American secret service.

Disproof

False.

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative that either US or the West is behind the creation of ISIL/Daesh. See for example here and here.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue131
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 20/12/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: US
  • Keywords: Secret services, Daesh

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Japan is not fully sovereign

Japan is not fully sovereign because it is keeping the US troops on its territory.

Disproof

False.

Japan is a fully sovereign state recognised by the international community.

New law in Estonia: punishment for negative attitudes towards the state

Negative attitude towards the state will become a crime in Estonia.

Disproof

Estonia does not punish for negative attitudes towards the state, instead the law mentioned in the news is about intelligence activities directed against the security of the Republic of Estonia.The necessary elements of the criminal offences of the establishment or maintenance of a relationship that is against the Republic of Estonia, and anti-state influencing of officials are also specified.

Further debunking by The Insider.