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The ban imposed by Ukraine on the book "Stalingrad" by British historian Antony Beevor testifies that Ukraine has returned to the Stone Age of human civilization due to its ultra-nationalism

Summary of Disinformation

This is a monstrous phenomenon. [the prohibition of the book “Stalingrad” by British historian Anthony Beevor in Ukraine]. The European future of Ukraine is a return to the Stone Age, when your ultra-nationalism prevents you from any civilized, cultural cooperation, cultural, scientific cooperation, prevents you from seeing the truth.

Disproof

Repeating recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about ultra-nationalism in Ukraine. 

While it is true that the ban on the book in Ukraine has caused controversy (for background see: https://www.rferl.org/a/beevor-historian-ukraine-ban-stalingrad/28980932.html) , in 2015, the Russian region of Sverdlovsk region also banned books by Antony Beevor over suggestions that they misinterpret the events of the Second World War and are "imbued with Nazi propaganda". http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/11786024/Russian-region-bans-British-historians-books-on-Second-World-War.html

In 2017 World Press Freedom Index, Ukraine scored 102, Russia 148.

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Reported in: Issue 96
Date: 25.01.2018
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: Ukraine
Reported by: Pavel Spirin, former journalist
Keywords: Censorship
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya pokazhet @Pervyi kanal, 6:28
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