East StratCom disinformation claim:
The OSCE Secretary General Ambassador Lamberto Zannier officially denied the presence of Russian troops in the Donetsk and Luhansk areas occupied by militant separatists.
Documentation for claim
published by РИА Новости – события в России и мире: темы дня, фото, видео, инфографика, радио
Period/date: 19. September 2016
Lamberto Zannier did not deny that Russian military were present in the East of Ukraine, but said that there are fighters from outside the region who admit not being locals but who deny official connection to Russian structures. Detailed debunking here http://www.stopfake.org/en/fake-osce-confirms-absence-of-russian-military-in-donbas/
Documentation for the debunk
published by StopFake – Struggle against fake information about events in Ukraine
This information is reported by Stopfakeorg in Disinformation Review issue 41. The item is located at row number 11 in the report.