Disinfo: THIS WEEK’S TREND: Turkobanderites: jihadists are fighting in Ukraine


THIS WEEK’S TREND: Turkobanderites: jihadists are fighting in Ukraine.


Repeating the latest disinformation trend about connections between Islamic state terrorists and Ukrainian authoritites. New word worth highlighting: "Туркобандеровцы" (Turkobanderites). // In reality, dozens (not hundreds) Chechens (not ISIS) are fighting on both sides of the Russo-Ukrainian war. www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/24/chechens-fighting-in-ukraine-on-both-sides,


  • Reported in: Issue5
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 27/11/2015
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Turkey, Ukraine
  • Keywords: War in Ukraine, Foreign mercenaries, Nazi/Fascist


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.

see more