Disinfo: The international community did not make any complaints to Crimea annexation

Summary

The international community did not make any complaints to the Russian annexation of Crimea and other military conflicts participated in by Moscow – Georgia, Moldova. All these conflicts were provoked by the USA in order to pull Russia in.

Disproof

No evidence for the accusations of the USA given.

The United Nations General Assembly Resolution No. 68/262 adopted on 27 March 2014, supported by 100 states clearly states that Russia's actions in the peninsula as well as the referendum held in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea violate international law.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 38
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 30/08/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, US, Georgia
  • Keywords: Russo-Georgian War, Crimea
  • Outlet: Mesto vstrechi @ NTV (18:25)
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The head of Austrian diplomacy Sebastian Kurz urged the European Union to lift anti-Russian sanctions.

Disproof

Sebastian Kurz said during a television talk show on ORF TV: “I believe that we should gradually come to a modus in which for every implementation of the Minsk Protocol, for every single step, sanctions will gradually be lifted in return”.

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The Ukrainians have sent special forces to Luhansk, in order…

The Ukrainians have sent special forces to Luhansk, in order to demolish the nationalist batallions fighting for Ukraine.

Disproof

The article is founded on a claim of a Russian-backed separatist leader - no evidence for his claims given. These claims are periodically repeated by pro-Kremlin outlets, although nothing like that ever happened.