Disinfo: The UN report says that Russia has not committed a...

Summary

The UN report says that Russia has not committed a single war crime in Syria.

Disproof

Czech translation of the RT disinformation article mentioned above.

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  • Reported in: Issue 61
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 02/03/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Syria, Russia
  • Keywords: War crimes, UN, Syrian War
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The war in Ukraine is favourable for Europe, as Europe...

The war in Ukraine is favourable for Europe, as Europe intends to clean Ukraine of its population and send refugees there instead.

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Groundless conspiracy theory. In fact, the EU fully supports Ukrainian sovereignty and supports the Minsk agreements aimed at stopping the military conflict.

The nation of Donbas is fighting against Ukraine, defending its...

The nation of Donbas is fighting against Ukraine, defending its right to live as it wants, and Russia is helping the nation of Donbas by all legal means.

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Donbas is not a nation. The war in Donbas was started by Russian officer Igor "Strelkov" Girkin and his people, as Strelkov himself had admitted before: bit.ly/2mezNQH, // Russia still controls the intensity of hostilities in Donbas, as confirmed e.g. by the Estonian foreign intelligence service: bit.ly/2kCYUJD,

The current authorities of Ukraine unleashed a war in Donbas...

The current authorities of Ukraine unleashed a war in Donbas to ban the ‘Donbas nation’ from speaking Russian, replace it with the Ukrainian and impose a different culture and values there.

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The EU High Representative's Official Spokesperson has made it clear that "Ukraine has a right to take legitimate actions in defence of its sovereignty, territorial integrity and citizens, in full respect of its international obligations. It is Ukraine’s duty to preserve law and order within its borders while maintaining a measured approach, in particular protecting civilian lives" bit.ly/1RMKnDr, . According to Ukraine’s Constitution and the Law on languages, every person is guaranteed the right to choose the language he or she wishes to speak and no restrictions have ever been enacted limiting that choice (see Article 10: bit.ly/2ep35dP, ; Ukrainian original here: bit.ly/2ecPlAT, .