Disinfo: Kyiv is removing its homeless from the streets of the…

Summary

Kyiv is removing its homeless from the streets of the capital before the start of the Eurovision song contest.

Disproof

According to Kyiv City police, Vesti did contact the police, who told them the city was working on beefing up security in the capital for Eurovision. The issue of the homeless was never mentioned. bit.ly/2qRqV2Q,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue68
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/04/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Eurovision

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During the international military exercise Summer Shield XIV in Latvia,…

During the international military exercise Summer Shield XIV in Latvia, NATO’s commanders are likely to test new techniques of hybrid warfare by subjecting Russian-speaking individuals to new physical, biological and other methods aimed at altering human psyche and behaviour.

Disproof

No evidence given. The claims have been highlighted by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia as disinformation with the aim to undermine public trust in NATO and troops of allied forces bit.ly/2p3IpIR, .