Disinfo: There is a civil war in Ukraine

Summary

There is a civil war in Ukraine.

Disproof

There is no civil war in Ukraine; it is a conflict between Ukraine on one side and Russia-backed separatists on the other side.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue17
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 21/02/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: War in Ukraine

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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