East StratCom disinformation claim:
The French Senate adopted a decision on the lifting of sanctions against Russia.
Documentation for claim
published by Новости. Последние новости за 2016 сегодня. Свежие события дня. | Вести
Period/date: 8. June 2016
The resolution adopted by the Senate is a recommendation that has no binding power (http://www.stopfake.org/en/tass-distorts-french-senate-resolution-on-russia-sanctions/). On 17 July the European Council extended EU restrictive measures against Russia in response to the crisis in Ukraine (http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/policies/sanctions/ukraine-crisis/history-ukraine-crisis/).
Documentation for the debunk
published by StopFake – Struggle against fake information about events in Ukraine
published by Choose a language – Consilium
This information is reported by StopFakeorg in Disinformation Review issue 31. The item is located at row number 13 in the report.