East StratCom disinformation claim:

Kyiv authorities are planning a massive culling of stray dogs in the Ukrainian capital before the May 2017 song contest.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 31. January 2017

Debunk claim:

Similar accusations appeared already before the 2012 European Championship in football. It was not true in 2012, it is not true this year: http://www.stopfake.org/en/fake-kyiv-to-cull-stray-dogs-for-eurovision-song-contest/http://www.stopfake.org/en/fake-kyiv-to-cull-stray-dogs-for-eurovision-song-contest/

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by StopFakeorg in Disinformation Review issue 58. The item is located at row number 1 in the report.

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