East StratCom disinformation claim:

The current government of Ukraine is conducting the policy of a physical elimination of the population of Donbas.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 3. March 2017

Debunk claim:

Ukraine is merely defending its own territory against Russian military invasion, which was recently confirmed also e.g. by the International Criminal Court: https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https://www.forbes.com/sites/paulroderickgregory/2016/11/20/international-criminal-court-russias-invasion-of-ukraine-is-a-crime-not-a-civil-war/&refURL=&referrer=#57e1a4747ddb

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 61. The item is located at row number 39 in the report.

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