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The West supports military expansion in Ukraine, no Russian aggression took place, escalation of conflict likely

Summary of Disinformation

In 2018, Ukraine directed over USD 6 billion to the rearmament of its military forces, using the far-fetched excuse of counteracting Russian aggression.

This is a threat to Belarus and Russia and it is supported by the West. Expansion of the conflict is likely.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about the war in Ukraine.

Russian aggression in Ukraine is a fact.

See earlier examples of these disinformation narratives here and here.


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Reported in: Issue 134
Date: 14.01.2019
Language: Russian
Country: The West, Ukraine, Belarus
Keywords: Colour revolutions, War in Ukraine, Euromaidan
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik Belarus
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