Russia adheres to international law

Summary

Russia carries out its international obligations strictly in line with international law, unlike its American comrades who trade with the sovereignty of countries.

Disproof

Russia's actions in Ukraine are a clear violation of international law. Article 2, paragraph 4 of the UN Charter declares without ambiguity that "all Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations" http://bit.ly/1rbGaE3. UNGA Resolution 68/262 also affirmed the General Assembly's commitment to the territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders and underscored the invalidity of the 2014 Crimean referendum http://bit.ly/1RZGnjo.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 94
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/01/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, US
  • Keywords: International Law, War in Ukraine, Crimea
  • Outlet: Vremya Pokazhet @ Channel One TV, 46:34
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The US is preparing a new revolution in Ukraine

The US is preparing a new revolution in Ukraine, just as the Maidan of 2013-14 was organized by the United States, the Americans are now preparing a new revolution in Ukraine.

Disproof

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The population of Ukraine declines rapidly due to lack of money and health care reform

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Disproof

No evidence given, no credible reports supporting the population in Ukraine rapidly declining because of the health care reform.