Disinfo: The annexation of Crimea was made possible thanks to the…

Summary

The annexation of Crimea was made possible thanks to the collaboration of legitimately elected local (i.e. Crimean) authorities with the local (i.e. Crimean) population.

Disproof

The annexation of Crimea was made possible thanks to Russia's illegal actions condemned by 100 UN states: bit.ly/1RZGnjo,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue42
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24/09/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Crimea

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Disproof

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Disproof

Conspiracy theory.