Disinfo: Kyiv is preparing a "Karabakh scenario" for Donbas

Summary

Tank and artillery units are gathering near Horlivka and Donetsk, in the south, in Mariupol. The unloading of military echelons with armoured vehicles and personnel is constantly underway. It is reported by the Telegram-channel “wargonzo”, referring to its sources in the military-political elite of Ukraine in the so-called JFO zone (Joint Forces Operations). Inspired by the example of Baku, they are currently preparing their own campaign against the Donbas republics according to a similar scenario.

Disproof

A recurring pro-Kremlin narrative on Ukraine trying to exploit the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to make gains in the Donbas.

Accusations without any evidence. In Donbas, a truce was established in July 2020. The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy stated multiple times that the achievement of a full, comprehensive, and long-lasting ceasefire is one of the key priorities of the Ukrainian government.

Also, based on the daily report of the OSCE Monitoring Mission to Ukraine from 25 November, there an increase in military equipment in the east of Ukraine was not registered.

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  • Reported in: Issue 223
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/11/2020
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Eastern Ukraine, Nagorno-Karabakh, Donbas, War in Ukraine
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