East StratCom disinformation claim:

Petro Poroshenko is responsible for the war and famine in Eastern Ukraine.

Documentation for claim

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Period/date: 15. April 2016

Debunk claim:

The war in Eastern Ukraine is a consequence of Russian military aggression, therefore the Russian government bears the responsibility for the humanitarian crisis in Donbass (http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/publications/reports/hiding-in-plain-sight-putin-s-war-in-ukraine-and-boris-nemtsov-s-putin-war).

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 23. The item is located at row number 42 in the report.

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