East StratCom disinformation claim:
The West provoked the Maidan protests and burned the bridges between Ukraine and Russia.
Documentation for claim
published by První zprávy
published by Domovská stránka – Svět kolem nás
Period/date: 8. March 2016 to 9. March 2016
The demonstrations which began in Kiev in November 2013 were born out of Ukrainians’ desire for a closer relationship with the European Union, and their frustration when former President Yanukovych halted progress in this direction (http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/topics_111767.htm#cl403)
Documentation for the debunk
This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 19. The item is located at row number 24 in the report.