Disinfo: Western media stopped informing about the conflict in the east…

Summary

Western media stopped informing about the conflict in the east of Ukraine. This conspiracy of silence shall manipulate the Western audience to forget about the conflict – pro-Kremlin journalist Janus Putkonen.

Disproof

Western media did not stop informing about the conflict. No evidence of "conspiracy" of the Western media, most of which operate in a competition environment.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 12
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/01/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: West, War in Ukraine, Information war, The West

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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2016 will be decisive for one of the parts of…

2016 will be decisive for one of the parts of Novorossiya – Kherson oblast, whose people are tired of nazis. A Kherson Peoples’ Republic will be formed.

Disproof

Kherson oblast is part of Ukraine. // Novorossiya does not exist. // Repeating older disinformation about nazis governing Ukraine - see the election results. // For further claims, no evidence given.