Disinfo: The Swedish Prime Minister thanked Finland for upholding diplomatic relations…

Summary

The Swedish Prime Minister thanked Finland for upholding diplomatic relations with Russia.

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The Swedish Prime minister did not thank Finland for upholding the relations, but merely stated that there is a forum where Finland and Russia meet and that there are different ways of creating dialogue. bit.ly/2dMzqXm,

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  • Reported in: Issue 43
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 29/09/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Finland, Sweden
  • Keywords: Diplomacy with Russia
  • Outlet: TASS
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Ukrainian Ministry of Defence invites militants from the so-called Donetsk…

Ukrainian Ministry of Defence invites militants from the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk People’s Republic into service.

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As per the Facebook account of Ukrainian Defence Ministry's spokesperson, Andrei Lysenko, fighters who will have brought a unit of enemy equipment to the Ukrainian side have a right to a reduction or an exemption from punishment, and to a cash compensation. The initiative is part of the "Make money while saving lives" campaign. bit.ly/2dDiAyR,

The MH17 was guided by the UA air traffic controllers above Donbas

The MH17 was guided by the UA air traffic controllers above Donbas. The Ukrainians didn’t provide their radar data, and the Russian ones don’t contain any sign of a missile, however because of the limited reach of the radar, it should still be possible that the Boeing was shot down by UA fighter planes that might have been approaching from the west. The claims by the Dutch investigators on the fatal cause of the disaster being surface-to-air rocket is therefore false. The truth will never be known, and that’s because the US and its puppet Ukraine are concealing crucial information. The allegations of Russian involvement in the disaster are made up only to punish Russia for the annexation of Crimea.

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The article tries to present one of the "alternative" versions made up by pro-Kremlin media to distort the objective facts pointing to Russian involvement: eepurl.com/chQYq1,

Catalonia will recognise Crimea as part of Russia

Catalonia will recognise Crimea as part of Russia.

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The article in Izvestia cites Jose Enrique Folch, a representative of the Catalonian Solidarity for Independence Party. What the article doesn't mention is that this party is not in the Catalonian parliament and does not therefore represent any official position. bit.ly/2dmwd1c,