The nomination of Martin Schulz to the front of SPD…

Summary

The nomination of Martin Schulz to the front of SPD was inspired by the wish of unknown conspirators. It was done in order to raise the chances of Angela Merkel winning the parliamentary elections.

Disproof

There is no evidence supporting the claim. Protiproud is a notorious pro-Kremlin disinformation-oriented outlet regularly spreading conspiracies about Angela Merkel.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 75
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 27/06/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Germany
  • Keywords: Martin Schultz, SPD, Elections, Angela Merkel
  • Outlet: protiproud.parlamentnilisty.cz
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Visa-free travel for Ukranians is useless since Ukrainians are anyway…

Visa-free travel for Ukranians is useless since Ukrainians are anyway denied entry to Bulgaria.

Disproof

Disinformation about the new visa-free regime for Ukraine has been recurring since it came into effect. Bulgaria is a member country of the EU and Ukrainian citizens are able to travel there without visa for up to 90 days. The incident referred to had nothing to do with the new visa-free travel rules or with Bulgarian border guards, but rather, with the incompetence of one tour operator, who later published an apology on its Facebook page saying they had made a mistake. bit.ly/2tZ8Y7D,

Donetsk People’s Republic opens official representation in France

Donetsk People’s Republic opens official representation in France.

Disproof

According to the French embassy in Ukraine, the so called representation is a private association, as registration of public organizations is a simple and undemanding procedure in France. The legality of the registration is being looked into nevertheless, the embassy said, because it contradicts the official position of France. Last year the DPR announced the opening of a similar office in Turin, Italy, and in 2014 in Helsinki, Finland. These offices however, have no legal standing. bit.ly/2sLG6Mi, Another such representative office opened in the Czech Republic and was officially closed recently by a court decision bit.ly/2t4r8QX, .

Sweden is being torn to pieces by Muslim immigrants and…

Sweden is being torn to pieces by Muslim immigrants and refugees. Swedish National Police Chief warns of imminent civil war.

Disproof

The Swedish National Police Chief was interviewed in Swedish TV and he called for coordinated solutions and cooperation with other Swedish agencies, municipalities and politicians (for example those working with housing, education, health etc) in order to tackle problems in society that can't be solved solely by the police. He does not mention civil war, nor does he mention Muslim immigrants. bit.ly/2tC9YhK,