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Behind the curtains of the Ukrainian election: Kyiv plans to celebrate Hitler's birthday

Summary of Disinformation

Under the guise of elections, Ukraine is consolidating Nazism and introducing slavery for the Donbas region. Nazis from Europe, from Finland to the Czech Republic, are organizing events to celebrate Hitler’s birthday. One of these events is the festival “Fortress Europe”, taking place on the 22 April.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative on the elections in Ukraine and Nazism in Ukraine.

Ukraine is not organising or hosting any events connected with Adolf Hitler's birthday. The rock festival "Fortress Europe", planned for June, is not an official, state-supported event.

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Reported in: Issue 146
Date: 19.04.2019
Language: Russian
Country: Europe, Ukraine
Keywords: Donbas, Nazi/Fascist
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Voyennoye Obozreniye
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