East StratCom disinformation claim:

More than 30 Ukrainian soldiers have deserted in the last week.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 14. January 2017

Debunk claim:

No evidence given. The information comes from the Head of LNR Militia Colonel Oleg Anaschenko in the well known pro-Kremlin outlet “Miastok”.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 55. The item is located at row number 4 in the report.

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