East StratCom disinformation claim:

Russia is trustworthy in its foreign policy behavior, in contrast to the US, which destabilized the Middle East and incited war in Ukraine.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 17. March 2016

Debunk claim:

The war in Ukraine was not caused by the USA. In contrast, there is irrefutable evidence of direct Russian military involvement in eastern Ukraine (http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/publications/reports/24445-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 European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 20. The item is located at row number 35 in the report.

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