East StratCom disinformation claim:

The Ukrainian government is fascist and it collaborates with corporate pro-fascist western oligarchs and with military industry of the US.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 28. October 2016

Debunk claim:

The far-right Right Sector (often depicted as “fascists” by pro-Kremlin outlets) gained only 1.8% of the votes, far short of the threshold needed to enter parliament. Ukraine’s electorate clearly voted for unity and moderation, not separatism or extremism, and the composition of the parliament reflects that http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2753/RUP1061-1940510502.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs (CENAA) in Disinformation Review issue 46. The item is located at row number 52 in the report.

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