East StratCom disinformation claim:

There was an armed coup in Ukraine.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 6. February 2017

Debunk claim:

There was no armed coup in Ukraine, there was a revolution against President Yanukovych and his regime: http://www.kas.de/wf/doc/kas_37844-1522-2-30.pdf?140612145651

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 58. The item is located at row number 22 in the report.

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