East StratCom disinformation claim:

The CIA and the US State Department planned a coup d’etat in the LPR with the involvement of the Mercy Corps. Oksana Mikitenko, employee of the organization, is a US spy.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 10. June 2016

Debunk claim:

The so-called Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) is an integral part of Ukraine. // No evidence given for the other claims.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 30. The item is located at row number 44 in the report.

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