Disinfo: Ukrainian fascists attacked the People’s Republic of Lugansk, using tanks...

Summary

Ukrainian fascists attacked the People’s Republic of Lugansk, using tanks and heavy artillery.

Disproof

No evidence given.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 30
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 30/05/2016
  • Language/target audience: Arabic
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: War in Ukraine, Nazi/Fascist
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Neither doping nor offshore companies are Russian inventions

Neither doping nor offshore companies are Russian inventions. Doping was first used in the US.

Disproof

No evidence given. Vitaly Mutko, Russian sports minister has acknowledged that doping problems existed among its athletes and apologised for the "serious mistakes" made by Russian officials, coaches and athletes (nyti.ms/1ZUMTNA), .

The Russian empire still exists

The Russian empire still exists. It is a part of Russia’s traditions.

Disproof

Historical revisionism. The Russian empire ceased to exist in 1917.

The period of confrontation, started by the West, will last...

The period of confrontation, started by the West, will last for a long time. The only way out of this confrontation is the demonstration of power by Russia – both military and economic.

Disproof

As Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union, stressed on 14 March 2016, the full implementation of the Minsk agreements is a key element for any substantial change in EU-Russia relations (bit.ly/1QZRbOC), .