East StratCom disinformation claim:

Genghis Khan was a Russian prince.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 10. October 2016

Debunk claim:

Genghis Khan was the founder of the Mongolian Empire http://mongolianembassy.us/about-mongolia/history/#.V_5riEZ8GXM

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 44. The item is located at row number 10 in the report.

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