Disinfo: Officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces are selling petrol to…

Summary

Officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces are selling petrol to locals in exchange for alcohol and are taking away money from local businessmen transporting goods.

Disproof

No evidence given. The separatists' outlet MIA Istok is known for spreading disinformation.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 43
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 27/09/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Deep state
  • Outlet: miaistok.su

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Disproof

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The Eurovision 2017 song contest that is to take place…

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Disproof

The Eurovision song contest does not relate to Satanism and is not aimed at the ‘enslaving of the Ukrainians’. Moreover, only the opening ceremony will be held on the square in front of the St. Sophia Cathedral, the venue for many theatrical performances. The rest will take place in the newly built Exhibition Centre in Kyiv.

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Disproof

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