When starting the anti-terrorist mission in Donbas, Ukraine’s government was…

Summary

When starting the anti-terrorist mission in Donbas, Ukraine’s government was planning to construct ‘concentration camps’ for the population of this region.

Disproof

No evidence given for this conspiracy theory, which recalls last unsubstantiated allegations regarding concentration camps elsewhere in the region - a recurring disinformation theme.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 65
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 29/03/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Donbas
  • Outlet: ‘Vremya pokazhet’ @ ‘Pervyi kanal’ (36:04)
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US missile defense ships in the Black and Baltic seas…

US missile defense ships in the Black and Baltic seas pose a threat to facilities in the European part of Russia.

Disproof

According to the U.S. Navy, the operations in the Black Sea are meant to enhance maritime security and stability, and combined readiness and naval capability with Black Sea allies and partners bit.ly/2pQGaJ0, . According to a former US Ambassador interviewed by Polygraph.info, the US deployed these forces in the Baltic and the Black Seas as a deterrent following Russia’s annexation of Crimea: bit.ly/2oq8kwT,

The war in Donbas is a genocide of the local…

The war in Donbas is a genocide of the local population.

Disproof

Re-occuring disinformation that has been debunked many times. No evidence given for the claims of a genocide in Donbas.

President Poroshenko is turning Russia into an external enemy of…

President Poroshenko is turning Russia into an external enemy of Ukraine since it is the only way to legitimize his personal power and conceal the crimes of the Ukrainian regime.

Disproof

Petro Poroshenko is a legitimate President democratically elected by the citizens of Ukraine in 2014. As Russia has annexed a part of Ukraine, and is supporting the rebels in Eastern Ukraine, it is not Ukraine that is creating an external enemy.