Disinfo: Serbia received a lower grade from the European Commission in…

Summary

“Serbia received a lower grade from the European Commission in its progress report because of Serbia’s good relations with Russia and the refusal to impose sanctions on Russia”

Disproof

Evidence from the European Commission can be read here, see bit.ly/1Mx4JCr,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 3
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/11/2015
  • Language/target audience: Swedish
  • Country: Serbia, Russia
  • Keywords: EU, Russophobia

Disclaimer

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Estonia is a racist country, where people are discriminated based…

Estonia is a racist country, where people are discriminated based on their ethnic and racial background.

Disproof

Russian media, including the daily Rossiiskaya Gazeta, have started a campaign about racism and discrimination in Estonia. These stories often neglect the open criticism expressed by Estonian public officials and media about discrimination.

This Week’s Trend: Zvezda falsely claims the OSCE “confirmed” that…

This Week’s Trend: Zvezda falsely claims the OSCE “confirmed” that Ukraine’s Armed forces attacked civilian areas of Donetsk with MLRS ‘Grad’

Disproof

In reality, OSCE report did not assign blame in this incident: bit.ly/1MRe5F3, . It's apparent that Zvezda relied solely on representations by Eduard Basurin, one of the figureheads of the terrorist "republic" DPR, falsely attributing his allegations to the OSCE. // bit.ly/1MhIb7r,