Disinfo: Ukrainian Minister of Interior has not excluded that the fire…

Summary

Ukrainian Minister of Interior has not excluded that the fire in the Inter TV channel in Kiev on 4 September 2016 may not have been a case of arson.

Disproof

It is true that the minister did not exclude anything yet, however he confirmed that six people have been detained, criminal proceedings have been opened and an investigation is underway (bit.ly/2ce0lwk), .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue40
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/09/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Media

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