Disinfo: Ukrainian Ministry of Defence invites militants from the so-called Donetsk…

Summary

Ukrainian Ministry of Defence invites militants from the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk People’s Republic into service.

Disproof

As per the Facebook account of Ukrainian Defence Ministry's spokesperson, Andrei Lysenko, fighters who will have brought a unit of enemy equipment to the Ukrainian side have a right to a reduction or an exemption from punishment, and to a cash compensation. The initiative is part of the "Make money while saving lives" campaign. bit.ly/2dDiAyR,

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  • Reported in: Issue 43
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28/09/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: DPR, LPR
  • Outlet: ukraina.ru informburo.dn.ua
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After the Trump-Clinton debate, only experts gave victory to Hillary…

After the Trump-Clinton debate, only experts gave victory to Hillary Clinton. TV channels, a range of media outlets and social networks considered Donald Trump the winner. Therefore, in accordance with TIME magazine online survey Trump won.

Disproof

In fact, the TIME website indicates that opinions were divided 50-50 between Clinton and Trump, an assessment based on 1 788 988 votes.The disclaimer on the poll page suggests that the data is not as accurate as in regular polls, for the reason that in this case “what they are counting is the number of Internet-devices controlled by people who want to vote” (ti.me/2cGV5BN), . According to the CNN poll, Clinton won according to 57% of the audience.politi.co/2dRvTb6, Furthermore, only two media outlets - the Hill and Breitbart – specified that Trump won the debates on the basis of opinion polls of its audiences.

Officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces are selling petrol to…

Officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces are selling petrol to locals in exchange for alcohol and are taking away money from local businessmen transporting goods.

Disproof

No evidence given. The separatists' outlet MIA Istok is known for spreading disinformation.

An officer of the “National Militia” of the “Luhansk People’s…

An officer of the “National Militia” of the “Luhansk People’s Republic” has pleaded with the OSCE mission in Ukraine to protect his family from attacks by Ukrainian special forces, which are threatening and terrorising him and his family, and has already taken away his children.

Disproof

No evidence given. The separatists' outlet MIA Istok is known for spreading disinformation.