Disinfo: Ukrainian military were shooting at civilian targets in Makiivka -…

Summary

Ukrainian military were shooting at civilian targets in Makiivka – seven people are injured.

Disproof

This information has been denied by the Ukrainian Armed Forces (bit.ly/2fpMS4S), , claiming that the act was carried out by pro-Russian militants in an attemt to discredit the UAF in the eyes of the international community and local people. bit.ly/2fbvcsT,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue46
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28/10/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: War crimes, War in Ukraine

Disclaimer

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The Ukrainian military is using terrorist methods (i.e. the killing of Arsen “Motorola” Pavlov) to frighten off the inhabitants of Donbas and force them to capitulate.

Disproof

No evidence given. Miaistok is well known for spreading aggressive pro-Kremlin and anti-Ukrainian disinformation.