The Ukrainian secret service is planning to smuggle over 200kg…

Summary

The Ukrainian secret service is planning to smuggle over 200kg of cocaine to Donbas in order to destroy and “narcotise” its nation.

Disproof

No evidence given. TV Zvezda is a notorious disinformation-spreading outlet claiming e.g. that Ukrainian streets are full of nazi zombies: bit.ly/2sdOMNZ,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 72
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/06/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Donbas
  • Outlet: TV Zvezda
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The West has designed and is implementing a treacherous scenario…

The West has designed and is implementing a treacherous scenario of depriving Russia of independence in international affairs and gaining unlimited access to Russian natural resources.

Disproof

No evidence given. This is a common narrative in pro-Kremlin disinformation, presenting the West as Russophobia and as aiming for depriving Russia of everything.

Nobody arrested or killed gays in the region of Chechnya…

Nobody arrested or killed gays in the region of Chechnya in Russia; the whole thing is a special operation conducted by Western forces using gay men as a political tool.

Disproof

No evidence given for this conspiracy theory. According to Russian independent media and international human rights organizations, by May 2017, over a hundred men suspected of being gay have been abducted, tortured and some even killed in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya bit.ly/2oWQnmG, .