East StratCom disinformation claim:

Kyiv attempts to enter Russian airspace, flying over Crimea.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 29. November 2016

Debunk claim:

According to Ukraine, Kyiv has not violated Russian airspace and according to ICAO rules, Ukraine can do what it likes within the confines of its own airspace without any coordination with neighboring countries. In 2014 the International Civil Aviation Organization officially confirmed that the airspace over Crimea belongs to Ukraine. http://www.stopfake.org/en/fake-kyiv-attempts-to-enter-russian-airspace/

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by StopFake in Disinformation Review issue 52. The item is located at row number 2 in the report.

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