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Italian leading politicians support Ukrainian Nazis

Summary of Disinformation

President of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy Laura Boldrini and Senate Speaker Pietro Grasso openly support the Ukrainian Nazis that every day kill innocent people in Donbass.

Boldrini and Grasso condemning the shooting on migrants in Italy’s Macerata, [where the gunman had a right-wing background],  is a sign of hypocrisy as they themselves are friends with Andriy Parubiy, leader of Ukrainian Nazis.

 

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about Nazis and Ukraine.

Parubiy is the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament.

There are no Nazis in the government nor in the parliament of Ukraine. Even the far-right ‘Right Sector’ (often depicted as "fascists" or "Nazis" by pro-Kremlin outlets) gained only 1.8% of the votes, far short of the threshold needed to enter the parliament. Ukraine's electorate clearly voted for unity and moderation, not extremism or Nazism, and the composition of the parliament reflects that http://bit.ly/2dFFEdi

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Reported in: Issue 97
Date: 04.02.2018
Language: Italian
Country of Origin: Italy, Ukraine
Reported by: East Stratcom Network
Keywords: Donbas, Nazi/Fascist
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Stopeuro.news
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