East StratCom disinformation claim:

During March, or April, there will be a nazi coup in Ukraine.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 5. March 2016

Debunk claim:

No evidence given. Moreover, Russian Institute of Strategic Studies constantly describes current Ukrainian authorities as nazis – it is hard to imagine a nazi coup against nazis.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 18. The item is located at row number 49 in the report.

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