East StratCom disinformation claim:

A number of European cities were established by the ancient Russians; for example Berlin, Leipzig, Dresden. Also, Russian was the basis of which Sanskrit was formed.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 20. January 2017

Debunk claim:

History revisionism. No new historical evidence presented for these attempts to rewrite history.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 55. The item is located at row number 30 in the report.

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