Disinfo: The US annexed Ukraine in February 2014 through the installation…

Summary

The US annexed Ukraine in February 2014 through the installation of a puppet government in the country.

Disproof

The Ukrainian government was formed after democratic and legitimate elections.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue42
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/09/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, US
  • Keywords: Puppets

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The annexation of Crimea was made possible thanks to the…

The annexation of Crimea was made possible thanks to the collaboration of legitimately elected local (i.e. Crimean) authorities with the local (i.e. Crimean) population.

Disproof

The annexation of Crimea was made possible thanks to Russia's illegal actions condemned by 100 UN states: bit.ly/1RZGnjo,

The war in Ukraine is the result of the US…

The war in Ukraine is the result of the US manipulation, who did everything to set back the Russian idea for a “united Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok”.

Disproof

The war in Ukraine was initiated by Russia's aggression against this country. No evidence is given to support the claim against the US.