East StratCom disinformation claim:

The Ukrainian secret service is guilty of murdering the “separatist” leader Givi.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 12. February 2017

Debunk claim:

No evidence for this accusation. // On the contrary, former “separatist” leader Strelkov-Girkin sees the asssasination linked to the Russian-backed militants http://gordonua.com/news/war/strelkov-schitaet-ubiystvo-givi-shagom-k-integracii-v-ukrainu-172923.html // http://gordonua.com/news/war/girkin-cherez-nekotoroe-vremya-otprazdnuete-navernoe-i-moyu-konchinu-ya-eshche-udivlyayus-chego-ya-spokoyno-hozhu-173111.html

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Promote Ukraine NGO in Disinformation Review issue 58. The item is located at row number 42 in the report.

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