Disinfo: Zelenskyy will be rescued to the US if he loses the Donbas War

Summary

Ukraine's Western partners promised safe heaven for Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the United States if he starts a new offensive against Eastern Ukraine but fails to win the war.

Disproof

Recurring disinformation narrative distributed by pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets about the alleged involvement of the Western community in the Donbas War. The purpose is to deflect attention away from Russia's involvement in the war.

The claim, according to which the EU and the US are encouraging violence, are false. Most recently, the US administration of President Joe Biden stated - on the seventh anniversary of Crimea - that the US will support "all those working towards a peaceful, democratic, and prosperous future for their country [Ukraine]."

Furthermore, there is no evidence to suggest that Volodymyr Zelenskyy is planning a full-scale offensive against the pro-Kremlin separatist in eastern Ukraine, nor about any intention to move to the United States. At the same time, the number of ceasefire violations by the separatist forces, have recently increased after the Ukrainian President sanctioned pro-Kremlin Ukrainian oligarch Viktor Medvedchuk.

See earlier cases of disinformation about Volodymyr Zelenskyy here.

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  • Reported in: Issue 235
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 09/03/2021
  • Article language(s) Russian, Hungarian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Ukraine, US
  • Keywords: Volodymyr Zelensky, War in Ukraine, Donbas, Eastern Ukraine
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