Disinfo: The US is the only country that occupied Ukraine

Summary

The US is the only country that occupied Ukraine.

Disproof

In contrast to Russia, the US respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 22
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/04/2016
  • Language/target audience:
  • Country: US, Ukraine
  • Keywords: War in Ukraine
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Disproof

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Disproof

Repeating already debunked disinformation. No evidence given. According to RFE/RL, since the beginning of the Russian annexation of Crimea, at least 10,000 Crimean Tatars have fled Crimea due to discrimination and lawlessness (bit.ly/1qiX0A4), . The EU has reaffirmed its deep concern at the deterioration of the human rights situation in the Crimean peninsula, including the denial of freedom of expression, freedom of peaceful assembly, freedom of religion and belief, and the persecution of persons belonging to minorities, in particular the Crimean Tatars (bit.ly/1MdiecD), .