Last Week’s Trend: Ukraine sells weapons to ISIS

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  • Reported in: Issue 6
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28/11/2015
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Daesh
  • Outlet: "RTR TV", YouTube channel
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Kyiv is governed by fascists

Kyiv is governed by fascists.

Disproof

Repeating recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation.

The spontaneous onset of the Euromaidan protests was a reaction of large parts of the Ukrainian population to former President Yanukovych’s sudden departure from the Association Agreement with the European Union in November 2013. The total number of members of radical groups, e.g. the "Right Sector", never amounted to more than a few hundred to a maximum of a thousand people. The vast majority of the protesters (up to two million at one time nationwide) consisted of peaceful Ukrainian citizens http://bit.ly/1Tl9X7W.