Disinfo: The street protests in Ukraine during Victory Day 9th of…

Summary

The street protests in Ukraine during Victory Day 9th of May showed that in Ukraine there is a Nazi government and a basically anti-fascist people.

Disproof

On the Victory Day of May 9, street conflicts occurred in a few cities of Ukraine because some pro-Russian activists wore the so-called ‘St. George's ribbon’ that has been accepted by Russia as an unofficial symbol of the Soviet victory in WWII and at the same time recognized by Ukraine as a symbol of the Russian invaders, who annexed Crimea in 2014, and pro-Russian separatists, who unleashed the war in Donbas with the support of Moscow. bit.ly/2qglkpj, . The narrative of a nazi government in Ukraine is often reoccuring in pro-Kremlin disinformation.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 69
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/05/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Protest, Nazi/Fascist

Disclaimer

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