Disinfo: The Germans have destroyed five thousand years of Russian history,…

Summary

The Germans have destroyed five
thousand years of Russian history, as
they exchanged Russian Tsar Peter the
Great for a different person, who then
changed the calendar.

Disproof

Groundless conspiracy theory
contradicting historical facts. The report
talks about calendar reform adopted by
Peter the Great with the reckoning of
the Christian era.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 35
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 07/07/2016
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: Historical revisionism

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Disproof

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