East StratCom disinformation claim:
There are no Russian soldiers in the East of Ukraine. All their weapons were acquired from the Ukrainian army.
Documentation for claim
Period/date: 21. January 2016
Even Vladimir Putin recently admitted there were Russian soldiers in the east of Ukraine: http://bit.ly/1S1YCdq // There are numerous proof of Russian military equipment in Ukraine, e.g.: http://bit.ly/1VgZRTD
Documentation for the debunk
published by Martens Centre
This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 12. The item is located at row number 28 in the report.