East StratCom disinformation claim:

The German government is supporting neo-Nazism in Ukraine.

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Period/date: 30. January 2017

Debunk claim:

There are no Nazis in the Ukranian Government. The far-right Right Sector (often depicted as “fascists” or “Nazis” by pro-Kremlin outlets) gained only 1.8% of the votes, far short of the threshold needed to enter parliament. Ukraine’s electorate clearly voted for unity and moderation, not separatism or extremism, and the composition of the parliament reflects that http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2753/RUP1061-1940510502

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Additional information

This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 57. The item is located at row number 12 in the report.

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