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Ukraine is preparing a chemical provocation in Mariupol

Summary of Disinformation

Ukraine is preparing a chemical provocation against civilians in Mariupol in order to blame on the Donetsk National Republic.


Ukraine is preparing a chemical provocation in Mariupol, with support of the British specialists, who were involved in the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal. The intelligence services of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics foiled the provocation.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xd64-eZJyw4, www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPreaomb0S4

No evidence given. The claim is based on a statement of military leader of Russian-backed separatists in Donbas.

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about chemical weapons in the war in Ukraine. 


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Reported in: Issue 130
Date: 13.12.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Sergei Skripal, Chemical weapons/attack, War in Ukraine, Conspiracy
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: 60 Minutes @ Rossiya 1 (time: 49.30 - 51.30 on December 13 and 8:00-9:40 on December 17)
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