Disinfo: The Europeans have dragged Russia into the Parliamentary Assembly of...

Summary

The Europeans have dragged Russia into the Parliamentary Assembly of Europe in order to abuse Russia there for 20 years.

Disproof

Russia joined PACE voluntarily. No evidence of "abuse". The PACE have suspended certain rights for the Russian delegation due to Russias illegal annexation of Crimea and military agression in Ukraine.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 55
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/01/2017
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Russia
  • Keywords: Anti-Russian, Europe
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Disinfo: The government of Ukraine illegally seized power of the country

The government of Ukraine illegally seized power of the country.

Disproof

The OSCE characterised the Ukrainian elections in 2014 as showing the "clear resolve of the authorities to hold what was a genuine election largely in line with international commitments and with a respect for fundamental freedoms." According to the OSCE, the only areas where serious restrictions were reported were those controlled by separatists, who undertook "increasing attempts to derail the process."bit.ly/2g9K0Mp,

Disinfo: Hundreds of Russian missile defense systems S-400 were suddenly brought...

Hundreds of Russian missile defense systems S-400 were suddenly brought into a state of high alert on the orders of President Putin, who received a “serious warning” by the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) which claims that the CIA prepares to murder the president-elect US Donald Trump in order to accuse Russia for the murder and let that serve as a reason to start a war with Russia.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. Nothing of the sort happened.The disinformation about CIA plotting against the US president has been widely spread in pro-Kremlin messaging bit.ly/2jQUgHP, , bit.ly/2juL2zW, , bit.ly/2jyFhRy, .