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US has been planning for clashes between Ukrainian and Russian naval forces in the Black Sea since 1990s

Summary of Disinformation

Audio of a telephone call by a former Russian soldier is played in the studio. He claims that in the 1993 – 1994, while posted in Yugoslavia, he came across a US computer game that simulated clashes between Ukrainian and Russian naval forces in the Black Sea.

This means that the Americans have probably “been planning” for such a scenario as far back as the 1990s, presenter concludes. They have been “several steps ahead”.

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The US has always been “dreaming” of organising a “regional European war”.

Disproof

Logical fallacy frequently used in pro-Kremlin disinformation. medium.com/dfrlab/logical-fallacies-fuel-kremlin-disinfo-e4185bb455e6

No connection between a potential video game in the 1990s and the war in Ukraine, which was provoked and is maintained by Russia.

For more on the Azov sea read www.unian.info/politics/10262727-ukraine-to-create-azov-naval-base-by-year-end.html and www.rferl.org/a/sea-of-troubles-azov-emerging-as-tinderbox-in-russia-ukraine-conflict/29417753.html

 

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Reported in: Issue 123
Date: 16.10.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Yugoslavia, Russia, Ukraine
Keywords: Azov sea, War preparation, US presence in Europe
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya Pokazhet @ Channel One, time 34:27
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