Disinfo: The EU is most likely going to ask Russia to…

Summary

The EU is most likely going to ask Russia to ‘restore order’ in Donbas and then in Kyiv.

Disproof

No evidence or indications for the claim. Ukraine is a sovereign state, so nobody may ‘ask Russia to restore the order’ there.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 60
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 22/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: EU, Donbas
  • Outlet: ‘Vecher s Vladimirom Solovyovym’ (3:24)
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Moscow’s Peace Efforts Are Sabotaged as Washington Aims to Make…

Moscow’s Peace Efforts Are Sabotaged as Washington Aims to Make War With Russia Inevitable.

Disproof

There is overwhelming evidence that Russia has in fact been fueling the conflict in Ukraine.

The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has stated that “the information available suggests that the situation within the territory of Crimea and Sevastopol amounts to an international armed conflict between Ukraine and the Russian Federation. This international armed conflict began at the latest on 26 February when the Russian Federation deployed members of its armed forces to gain control over parts of the Ukrainian territory without the consent of the Ukrainian Government https://www.icc-cpi.int/iccdocs/otp/161114-otp-rep-PE_ENG.pdf.

By refusing to adopt a UN statement on Churkin Ukrainian…

By refusing to adopt a UN statement on Churkin Ukrainian diplomats went against international protocol and ethics.

Disproof

There was a statement, and a moment of silence to honour Churkin. bit.ly/2muLBwq, . Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maryana Betsa said that Ukraine did not block anything. She said that "a statement was issued for the press, as has been done in such cases in the past. There haven’t been many such cases. But there was no precedent for a separate political statement.”