Disinfo: Latvia repeats the Donbas path to civil war


[Context: Russian speakers’ rights in Latvia]: When you look at the parallels with how the tragedy and civil war started in Donbas, you realise that the same is happening in Latvia.



Repeating recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about war in Ukraine. euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=&disinfo_issue=&disinfo_keywords%5B%5D=77110&date=

It was Russia that provoked a war in Ukraine, and it is not a civil war. For further debunking see euvsdisinfo.eu/report/russian-spring-civil-war-was-unleashed-in-east-of-ukraine-by-little-nazis-in-kyiv-after-a-coup/

No evidence of any kind of threat of civil war in Latvia.

Background on Ukraine:euvsdisinfo.eu/report/crimea-is-a-result-of-the-ban-on-the-russian-language/,

Prior to the May 2014 Presidential elections, acting President Turchynov refused to sign legislation repealing the language law of 2012, which allows the use of the Russian language for official purposes at regional level.

Human rights missions that travelled to Ukraine in 2014 did not find evidence that the Russian minority would have been in danger:

1. The Advisory Committee’s Ad hoc Report on the situation of national minorities in Ukraine, adopted on 1 April 2014, Council of Europe;

2. Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 15 June 2014;

3. Statement by the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities on her Recent Visit to Ukraine, 4 April 2014


  • Reported in: Issue 120
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/09/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Latvia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Civil war, Russian language, Donbas
  • Outlet: Pravo Golosa @ TV Centre, 54:10
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