Disinfo: The Ukrainian state cannot exist without hatred towards Russia, which...

Summary

The Ukrainian state cannot exist without hatred towards Russia, which help the Ukrainians to isolate themselves from Moscow.

Disproof

No evidence given. This is an often repeated disinformation in pro-Kremlin outlets.

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  • Reported in: Issue 66
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 03/04/2017
  • Outlet language(s)
  • Country: Ukraine, Russia
  • Keywords: Russophobia
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US Foreign Minister Rex Tillerson claimed that there is no...

US Foreign Minister Rex Tillerson claimed that there is no connection between the lifting of sanctions against Russia and the status of Crimea.

Disproof

Mr. Tillerson claimed that "the United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered our sanctions“. According to the US Department of State the annexation of Crimea (“violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine“) is one of the reasons why sanctions were applied: bit.ly/2j5L3va,

Slovak media are not free and there is no freedom...

Slovak media are not free and there is no freedom of speech in the country. The official News Agency of Slovakia (TASR) suspended the cooperation with Sputnik News as a result of pressures from the Slovak government.

Disproof

No evidence given. Actually it was rather the public that criticized cooperation of the TASR with Sputnik. The agreement met with strong opposition from Slovak public and media which put pressure on the leadership of TASR to suspend the agreement on information exchange.bit.ly/2oRkIHa,

There are zombies fighting within the Ukrainian forces in Donbas

There are zombies fighting within the Ukrainian forces in Donbas. They continue to fight even after being shot several times, sometimes they carry on fighting even after being shot in the head.

Disproof

Re-occuring conspiracy theory, naturally no evidence is given.