East StratCom disinformation claim:

The whole technical report concerning the MH17 case was based on false facts, rigged by Ukraine to accuse Russia. The BUK-rocket was launched from the territory controlled by Kyiv.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 28. September 2016

Debunk claim:

Conspiracy theory. The international team pinpoint a hill in farmland west of Pervomaiskyi controlled by separatists as a launch site. A statement from the JIT described its evidence as “irrefutable”, offering video footage, photographs, satellite images and recordings of tapped phone calls between rebels. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37495067

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Promote Ukraine in Disinformation Review issue 42. The item is located at row number 30 in the report.

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