East StratCom disinformation claim:

The Ukrainian army is behaving like an occupation army in Donbass.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 12. February 2017

Debunk claim:

The Ukrainian army cannot occupy Ukrainian territory. The only armed forces occupying Ukraine are Russian and Russian-backed militants.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 58. The item is located at row number 44 in the report.

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