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The reason for the annexation of Crimea and the war in Donbas is the desire of the inhabitants of these two Ukrainian regions to speak Russian.

Summary of Disinformation

The reason for the annexation of Crimea and the war in Donbas is the desire of the inhabitants of these two Ukrainian regions to speak Russian.

Disproof

Repeating an already debunked myth. No state body of Ukraine and no official of this country disallowed the inhabitants of Crimea or Donbas to speak Russian.

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Reported in: Issue 56
Date: 24.01.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Keywords: Donbas, Crimea
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: ‘Vremya pokazhet’ (1:06:08) @Pervyi kanal
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