East StratCom disinformation claim:

Ukrainian authorities and oligarchs actively financed the electoral campaign of Hillary Clinton. And now after her defeat they are desperately trying to establish contacts with a new USA administration. That’s why they started the recent offensive in the East of Ukraine: it is easier to get money and attention in this way.

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Period/date: 6. February 2017

Debunk claim:

Translation of the Rossiya 1 disinformation above.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Promote Ukraine NGO in Disinformation Review issue 58. The item is located at row number 15 in the report.

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