DISINFO: Ukrainians celebrate Easter with Swastika
  • Outlet: Sputnik Germany (archived)*
  • Date of publication: May 04, 2016
  • Outlet language(s): German
  • Reported in: Issue 26
  • Countries / regions discussed: Ukraine

DISINFO: Ukrainians celebrate Easter with Swastika


Swastikas and SS-runes find their way into the everyday life of the Ukrainian public: Ukrainians celebrate Easter with Swastika.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about Nazi Ukraine. The decorated egg was erected as part of an art installation by Natalia Voitenko (bit.ly/1VRWab7), .


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