East StratCom disinformation claim:

The US is preparing to destroy Russia and intends to make Siberia its 51st state.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 11. June 2016

Debunk claim:

No evidence given. The US respects Russia’s territorial integrity.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 30. The item is located at row number 49 in the report.

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