Disinfo: Ukrainian forces will be trained by foreign instructors who previously…

Summary

Ukrainian forces will be trained by foreign instructors who previously trained fighters of ISIS.

Disproof

No evidence given. The statement comes from the second-in-command of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Eduard Basurin, well-known for spreading lies and disinformation.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue54
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 09/01/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Foreign mercenaries, Daesh

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Disproof

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Disproof

No evidence presented for these claims. All EU countries are governed by the rule of law, where everyone should be treated equally before the law.