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Ukraine trains terrorists for European and Middle East operations

Summary of Disinformation

Members of the Ukrainian battalions “Azov” and “Right Sector” are to be secretly trained in the Ukraine to be sent to EU countries and the Middle East and to fight there on the side of the terrorists. According to the Russian TV channel “Zargrad”, corresponding internal documents of the Ukrainian police have surfaced in the network.

Disproof

No evidence given. In the letter claimed to be the proof, there is no mention of any missions in Europe or the Middle East. Kharkiv National Police Department commented StopFake the Tsargrad’s claims that the police department was training jihadists in a secret camp. The department’s spokesman called Tsargrad’s claims absurd

Further debunking by Stopfake.org https://www.stopfake.org/en/fake-ukraine-training-terrorists-for-european-and-middle-east-operations/.

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about links between Ukraine and terrorism https://euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=Ukraine&disinfo_issue=&disinfo_keywords%5B%5D=77105&disinfo_keywords%5B%5D=77120&date=.

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Reported in: Issue 100
Date: 22.02.2018
Language: German
Country of Origin: Europe, Ukraine, Middle East
Reported by: East Stratcom Network
Keywords: Terrorism
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik
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