Disinfo: The authorities of Ukraine have already conducted ethnic cleansing in Donbas

Summary

The authorities of Ukraine have already conducted ethnic cleansing in Donbas, moving its residents in buses.

Disproof

There is no evidence indicating that the authorities of Ukraine have ever carried out ethnic cleansing - whether in buses or elsewhere.

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  • Reported in: Issue 88
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 13/11/2017
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Ukraine
  • Keywords: ethnic cleansing, War in Ukraine
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The West is turning Ukraine into a nuclear waste burial

The West is building nuclear waste burial in Chernobyl. Now the nuclear waste from the whole world will come to Ukraine and will poison its population since the European countries don’t want to receive this dangerous waste.

Disproof

Ukraine is building a nuclear waste burial in order to stop sending its nuclear waste for conservation in Russia where such a waste burial exists for a long time www.segodnya.ua/economics/enews/ukraina-zaplatila-rossii-2-mlrd-dollarov-za-hranenie-yadernyh-othodov-1071083.html, . Some of the European countries are busy with building similar burials as well www.reuters.com/article/us-nuclear-waste/europe-makes-big-bets-on-nuclear-waste-burial-idUSBRE85C0YM20120613, .

RT faces repression in the US and it will lose its status as a media

[The US requirement to register RT as a foreign agent] is a repression and violation of freedom of speech. The channel will lose its status as a media.

Disproof

The registration of Russia Today (RT) as a foreign agent is unlikely to either hamper its activities or lead to its closure as it will be able to continue to operate as before, even if now with some additional reporting obligations. Requiring a foreign media outlet to register as an agent of a foreign nation does not give the U.S. government the right to censor its output or control its working environment. FARA simply requires transparency and public disclosure on the part of those registered. Further debunking at the Insider.

Finnish officials have taken a child into custody because her mother slapped her with a T-shirt

Finnish officials have taken a child into custody because her mother slapped her with a T-shirt, says Finnish human rights activist Johan Bäckman.

Disproof

Recurring disinformation. The statement comes from well-known Pro-Kremlin propagandist Johan Bäckman. In Finland, a custody can be done if serious shortcomings are detected in the child’s care or other circumstances that may endanger the child’s health or development. The risk must be serious. Taking into custody is only possible if open care support measures are not suitable, feasible or sufficient to guarantee that the child’s interests are protected. Further debunking by the Insider and Echo Moskvy. The child is a Finnish citizen and the mother has a Russian citizenship.