East StratCom disinformation claim:

The task [of the West] is to use force, terror and propaganda to make Ukraine an anti-Russian power in order to set it against Russia later, and then to destroy both Russia and Ukraine.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 13. February 2017

Debunk claim:

The EU and US respect both the Ukrainian and Russian sovereignty and territorial integrity. The West does not “create” anti-Russian power in Ukraine, the anti-Russian sentiments in Ukraine are caused by Russian military aggression on Ukrainian territory.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 59. The item is located at row number 20 in the report.

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