East StratCom disinformation claim:

Czech minister of Trade and Industry was dismissed because he refused to remove the commercials of his departments from one of the disinformation websites (parlamentnilisty.cz).

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 22. February 2017

Debunk claim:

The dismissal of the minister was caused by controversies connected to new legislation about mobile tariffs and his lack of communication with the public https://zpravy.aktualne.cz/domaci/ministr-mladek-konci-neustal-boj-s-mobilnimi-operatory/r~4b004bdef77311e6bfaf0025900fea04/?redirected=1489038798

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) within framework of the Centre for International Relations‘ project co-financed by the Visegrad Fund in Disinformation Review issue 60. The item is located at row number 21 in the report.

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