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), .

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  • Reported in: Issue 21
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/03/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: War in Ukraine
  • Outlet: Propaganda video (YouTube channel)
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Ukrained curtailed freedom of assembly by adopting law No

Ukrained curtailed freedom of assembly by adopting law No. 3587 on peaceful assembly, also criticised by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Disproof

According to the UN report on the human rights situation in Ukraine which addresses law No. 3587, while the draft generally meets required international standards, it does contain provisions which may curtail freedom of assembly. The draft law has not been passed (bit.ly/1TYx21n), .