East StratCom disinformation claim:

There are NATO troops fighting in Luhansk.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 5. November 2016

Debunk claim:

There are no NATO soldiers fighting in Ukraine. NATO provides support for Ukraine, but not through soldiers. http://www.nato.int/nato_static_fl2014/assets/pdf/pdf_2016_07/20160627_1607-factsheet-nato-ukraine-support-eng.pdf

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 47. The item is located at row number 7 in the report.

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