Disinfo: While pro-Russian fighters are defending their homeland, the Ukrainian army…

Summary

While pro-Russian fighters are defending their homeland, the Ukrainian army is bringing destruction to Eastern Ukraine.

Disproof

The Ukrainian army is defending the country's sovereignty, territorial integrity and citizens (bit.ly/1RMKnDr), . Much of the destruction and violence in Eastern Ukraine is a result of the activities of the Russian-backed separatists (bit.ly/1Tkn49I), .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 21
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/03/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: War in Ukraine

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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Disproof

Fabricated evidence. No such email exchange took place between Diana Janse and David Chantladze.

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Disproof

Conspiracy theory, no evidence given.