DISINFO: US and British instructors teach Ukrainians to carry out terror acts
  • Outlet: RT Germany (old) (archived)*
  • Date of publication: March 28, 2019
  • Outlet language(s): German
  • Reported in: Issue 143
  • Countries / regions discussed: UK, US, Ukraine
Eastern Ukraine Foreign mercenaries Conspiracy theory Terrorism

DISINFO: US and British instructors teach Ukrainians to carry out terror acts


US and British instructors teach Ukrainians how to carry out acts of terror and sabotage and organise partisan fights.


No evidence given. Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative on foreign military involved in fighting in Ukraine.

More examples of cases with accusations of foreign military in Ukraine can be read here, here, here and here.


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