Disinfo: Russian fascists and opposition liberals are plotting together in order...

Summary

Russian fascists and opposition liberals are plotting together in order to conduct a revolution in Russia following the tried and tested “colour revolutions” scenario.

Disproof

No evidence given.

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  • Reported in: Issue 40
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 09/09/2016
  • Outlet language(s)
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Russia
  • Keywords: Colour revolutions
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Czech unions have collectively protested against the EU granting Ukrainians visa-free status

Czech unions have collectively protested against the EU granting Ukrainians visa-free status, because this would jeopardise the Czech labor market.

Disproof

The Czech Confederation of Trade Unions has not made any announcements about the visa free regime for Ukrainians. What the Czech unions have spoken out against are long term employment visas for Ukrainians, which they believe will dump large numbers of workers on the Czech labor market and drive local wages down. Further debunking by StopFake.

The war in Donbas began as a result of the...

The war in Donbas began as a result of the fact that the Ukrainian authorities started shooting residents of Donbas.

Disproof

There were no reports about Ukrainian authorities shooting residents. But there is evidence that Kremlin tried to organize the unrests in the East of Ukraine: bit.ly/2cmsTBe,

The war in Ukraine started because of a coup

The war in Ukraine started because of a coup.

Disproof

Repeating already debunked disinformation. The spontaneous onset of the Euromaidan protests was a reaction of large parts of the Ukrainian population to the Yanukovych government’s sudden departure from the Association Agreement with the European Union in November 2013.