East StratCom disinformation claim:
The voluntary batallions in Ukraine are marching on Kyiv to overthrow the Ukrainian government.
Documentation for claim
published by Аргументы Недели – онлайн-версия социально-аналитической газеты
Period/date: 3. September 2016
The article is founded on a claim of a Russian-backed separatist leader – no evidence for his claims given. These claims are periodically repeated by pro-Kremlin outlets, although nothing like that ever happened.
Documentation for the debunk
This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 39. The item is located at row number 20 in the report.