Disinfo: The Ukrainian army conducts a genocide of Donbass citizens and…

Summary

The Ukrainian army conducts a genocide of Donbass citizens and prepares terrorist attacks.

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.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue39
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 30/08/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Genocide, Donbas, Terrorism

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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 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.