East StratCom disinformation claim:

The effort to fight fake news is an effort to censor information not convenient for the government. It is not a fight against easily refutable hoaxes.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 15. December 2016

Debunk claim:

The fight against fake news is a fight against manipulation of the news in general.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Kremlin Watch (European Values think-tank), http:, wwweuropeanvalues net/kremlinwatch/ in Disinformation Review issue 52. The item is located at row number 39 in the report.

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