East StratCom disinformation claim:

The number of non-combat casualties in the Ukrainian army has risen, as the Ukrainian soldiers use more drugs.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 18. February 2017

Debunk claim:

No evidence given. MiaIstok is well-known for spreading pro-Kremlin disinformation.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 61. The item is located at row number 3 in the report.

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