Disinfo: Ukraine is deepening the seabed for a NATO fleet at the Sea of Azov


Ukraine is deepening the seabed for the NATO fleet at the Sea of Azov.


No evidence given. The disinformation refers to "local journalists" and their reports that do not exist. There is only a short note on the website of the Ukrainian Ministry for Infrastructure confirming the deepening the seabed. There are no grounds to link it to NATO. mtu.gov.ua/news/29090.html, Further debunking: theins.ru/antifake/71064,


  • Reported in: Issue 80
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/09/2017
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: NATO
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