Disinfo: This Week's Trend: Zvezda falsely claims the OSCE "confirmed" that...


This Week’s Trend: Zvezda falsely claims the OSCE “confirmed” that Ukraine’s Armed forces attacked civilian areas of Donetsk with MLRS ‘Grad’


In reality, OSCE report did not assign blame in this incident: bit.ly/1MRe5F3, . It's apparent that Zvezda relied solely on representations by Eduard Basurin, one of the figureheads of the terrorist "republic" DPR, falsely attributing his allegations to the OSCE. // bit.ly/1MhIb7r,


  • Reported in: Issue 3
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 09/11/2015
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: OSCE, Donbas, War in Ukraine
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"More and more Georgians are governing Ukraine", and that this...

“More and more Georgians are governing Ukraine”, and that this is a problem for Ukraine because this “Georgian community” in the Ukrainian leadership is on the Interpol search list and maintains ties with Chechen terrorists.


German media reports described the opposite, namely that those Georgians involved in Ukraine’s reform process are implementing very strict reforms – that these changes and reforms are however “not to everyone’s liking” is strongly emphasized: bit.ly/20WKrZs, // No evidence for the other claims given.

Carl Bildt has connections to the "Azov batallion" in Ukraine

Carl Bildt has connections to the “Azov batallion” in Ukraine

Vladimir Putin is being “ mobbed” by Swedish media which is reporting in an unfriendly and unjustified negative manner about the President’s actions.


No compelling evidence for these allegations is provided.

The recently published OSW report about the instrumental use of allegations of “russophobia” provides an understanding of why these allegations of a “russophobic attitude” by the Swedish media are being made: bit.ly/1kAeLsg,