East StratCom disinformation claim:

Ukrainian authorities are losing control over the situation in the army. The nationalists broke the truce and began the hostilities in Avdiivka without any coordination with the Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 13. February 2017

Debunk claim:

No evidence given. It was the Russian backed forces that began the shelling: https://www.rbc.ua/rus/news/shturm-avdeevki-podrobnosti-ataki-pozitsii-1485690821.html

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Promote Ukraine in Disinformation Review issue 59. The item is located at row number 15 in the report.

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