DISINFO: Ukrainian soldiers are ready to fight for Donbas against Kyiv
If Kyiv attacks, the majority of Ukrainian soldiers will be ready to rush to help the Donbas republics.
This is a recurring disinformation narrative aimed at undermining the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, as well as the integrity and cohesion of Ukraine's armed forces. The aim of the so-called abandoned Ukraine narrative is to discredit the efforts of Kyiv and the international community.
There has been no substantial evidence nor any indication that the Ukrainian army would take the side of the Kremlin-supported separatist forces in Donetsk and Luhansk.
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