East StratCom disinformation claim:

follow url There was a fascist coup in Ukraine and now there is a civil war.

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Period/date: 26. February 2017

Debunk claim:

The spontaneous onset of the Euromaidan protests was a reaction of large parts of the Ukrainian population to former President Yanukovych’s sudden departure from the Association Agreement with the European Union in November 2013. The total number of members of radical groups, e.g. the “Right Sector”, never amounted to more than a few hundred to a maximum of a thousand people. The vast majority of the protesters (up to two million at one time nationwide) consisted of peaceful Ukrainian citizens http://www.kas.de/wf/doc/kas_37844-1522-2-30.pdf?140612145651

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This information is reported by where to buy modafinil uk forum Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 61. The item is located at row number 15 in the report.

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