East StratCom disinformation claim:

According to Anna Soroka, representative of the Luhansk separatists, it is necessary for the EU to realise that the prevalent rhetoric in Ukraine is that of radical nationalism.

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Period/date: 18. November 2016

Debunk claim:

Repeating a myth about “radical nationalists governing Ukraine” that has already been debunked many times. The vast majority of Ukrainians want peace, stability and democracy, as witnessed by the democratic and inclusive Presidential elections held in May 2014, and confirmed by Palriamentary elections held in October 2014.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 50. The item is located at row number 3 in the report.

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