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The German tabloid Bild claims that Putin was behind the Cologne sexual assault attacks last year. This is proof that Western media are demonising Vladimir Putin.

Summary of Disinformation

The German tabloid Bild claims that Putin was behind the Cologne sexual assault attacks last year. This is proof that Western media are demonising Vladimir Putin.

Disproof

Wrong translation from the English source (bit.ly/2gPNmAg), . According to Express.co.uk, an expert said to Bild that Putin could create such incidents in the future in order to influence German elections.

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Reported in: Issue 52
Date: 14.12.2016
Language: Czech
Country: The West, Germany
Keywords: Media, Cologne assaults, Vladimir Putin
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Parlamentní Listy
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