East StratCom disinformation claim:

The international community did not make any complaints to the Russian annexation of Crimea and other military conflicts participated in by Moscow – Georgia, Moldova. All these conflicts were provoked by the USA in order to pull Russia in.

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Period/date: 30. August 2016

Debunk claim:

The United Nations General Assembly Resolution No. 68/262 adopted on 27 March 2014, supported by 100 states clearly states that Russia’s actions in the peninsula as well as the referendum held in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea violate international law (http://www.securitycouncilreport.org/atf/cf/%7B65BFCF9B-6D27-4E9C-8CD3-CF6E4FF96FF9%7D/a_res_68_262.pdf). // No evidence for the accusations of the USA given.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 38. The item is located at row number 38 in the report.

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