East StratCom disinformation claim:

Nadiya Savchenko was proved to be a villain and a murderer.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 26. March 2016

Debunk claim:

There is evidence that Savchenko was kidnapped by separatists and taken to Russia (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=id403FRZ8_4). According to Amnesty International, “Nadiya Savchenko was sent to prison after a flawed and deeply politicized trial” (https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2016/03/russia-nadiya-savchenko-must-get-a-retrial-after-deeply-politicized-guilty-verdict/).

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 21. The item is located at row number 46 in the report.

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