East StratCom disinformation claim:

Crimean Tatars asked the UN and the European Parliament to recognize the independence of Crimean republic and its decision to join Russia.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 8. February 2017

Debunk claim:

The request was sent by the organization Kyrym, which was established after the annexation of Crimea and is closely connected to pro-Russian authorities: http://www.economist.com/news/europe/21699474-eurovision-win-provides-symbolic-victory-over-russian-repression-1944-all-over-again

Documentation for the debunk


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Additional information

This information is reported by Collected by the Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) within the framework of the Centre for International Relations´s project co-financed by the Visegrad Fund in Disinformation Review issue 58. The item is located at row number 30 in the report.

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