Russian president officially recognises the Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics

Summary

Russian president Putin officially recognises the Luhansk People’s Republic and the Donetsk People’s Republic.

Disproof

So far, Russia has not recognised the Russian-backed "republics" in the east of Ukraine.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 46
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 26/10/2016
  • Language/target audience: Slovak
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: Vladimir Putin
  • Outlet: Hlavné správy
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Islamic radicals are flocking to Southern Ukraine

Islamic radicals are flocking to Southern Ukraine

Disproof

Director of the Center or Middle Eastern Studies Ihor Semzvolos called these claims complete nonsene, stating there was not a grain of truth in these allegations, made by Russian Duma deputy Ruslan Balbek. bit.ly/2fqsmB4,