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Four Parachutists did not Paint the star on the top of a Moscow High-rise in the Colors of the Ukrainian flag

On August 20 information spread through the internet that four young people, all citizens of the Russian Federation, painted the star at the legendary Stalin 176-meter high-rise, located at the Kotelnichesky street in Moscow, in the colors of the Ukrainian flag.  All of them are parachutists. Currently, there is no evidence that this information could be true. One of the inhabitants of the high-rise claimed to accidentally make a video-recording

Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights did not Conduct an Investigation of Separatists’ arms Delivery Sources

About a month ago major Russian mass media (Russia One, LifeNews, RT, ITAR-TASS and others) informed that the UN had tried to prove that Russia delivered arms to “volunteer corps” in Ukraine and, according to Russian journalists, had failed. “We did not succeed to gather firm evidences of arms delivery”, journalists cited the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay in support of their statements. The Office of the

Fake: Organs of Ukrainian Soldiers are Extracted for Sale

A picture of five cut men bodies lying in pile is spread through the Web. The repost authors claim the photo depicts Ukrainian soldiers, whose organs were sold «to Europe for a handsome sum of money» to make Igor Kolomoiskii and Petro Poroshenko richer. The picture was allegedly received from anonymous doctors who had fled from Mariupol. For example, this message had got over 370 reposts at the time this article was

Fake: The Russian army did not Invade Ukraine

Authorities of the Russian Federation, representatives of State Duma (Parliament) of the Russian Federation, and representatives of Russia in international organizations repeatedly claimed and continue to claim that currently the Russian army is not present in Ukraine.  However, numerous facts obtained by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the U.S. State Department, Polish intelligence, journalists and the Ukrainian army refute this claim. “There are no Russian armor convoys [in Ukraine],”

Fake: American Farmer Supported Russia’s Response to the EU Sanctions

TV channel Russia One in its Vesti program, Russian news agencies (ITAR-TASS) and news sites (Vzgliad, Komsomolskaya Pravda and others) have disseminated a story about American farmer who lives in Russia and who allegedly supported Russia’s sanctions against European food manufacturers. With the help of this news item and other similar stories Russian mass media try to demonstrate that such sanctions will not influence negatively state’s economy, but even will

Fake: SSU Head’s Daughter Arranges Howitzer Shooting Tours

On August 23 Komsomolskaia Pravda website posted an untrue news piece titled “SSU Head’s Daughter Arranges ‘kolorads’ Shooting Tours with Howitzers”.  This information was further spread by a number of websites and social networks. “Valentin Aleksandrovich, the man who uncovers plots against Ukraine and catches hundreds of enemy spies and saboteurs,” writes the journalist Aleksandr Grishin, “better check what his precious daughter is doing.  She offers thrilling tours to combat zone to all willing.

Lies of Russian Authorities: Ukraine has Permitted the Aid Convoy Entry

Starting from August 22 Russian authorities began spreading the information through official declarations and mass media that the trucks of aid convoy had crossed the Ukrainian border and headed to Luhansk with the permission of Ukraine. Here is the declaration on the official website of Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in which Russian officials «accuse of lies» the Secretary General of NATO, who said the entry of the aid convoy

The lie: Ukrainian soldier “played” separatist

Russian military forces official TV channel Zvezda published a supposed exposure of Ukrainian mass media news about Ukrainian military capturing pro-Russian militants in the Anti-terrorist operation area. Zvezda channel assumes Ukrainians presented a soldier of their own 72nd brigade as a captured militant. Russian journalists allege that there is the same man on the two following screenshots. In fact it is not true. You can watch the original video with captured

Using an old video, Ukrainian television channel “Inter” illustrated the news about Russian armored vehicles

On August 17, the Ukrainian television channel “Inter” reported about rotation of armored vehicles between Russia and certain settlements in the Donetsk region that are under the control of separatist militants. As evidence to support this claim, the channel used a video recording showing the movement of military equipment. Here is the actual story: In fact, this video is unrelated to this news. The same video was already used in

The lie of LifeNews: Images of Ukrainian Army Bombardment in Ilovaisk

The Russian TV channel LifeNews manipulates video images in order to falsely accuse the Ukrainian military of the deliberate extermination of Donbas civilians. On August 19 LifeNews showed a “news item” about the battle for the Ukrainian town of Ilovaisk.  According to Russian journalists, the Ukrainian army has been firing at the town’s residential areas using grenade launchers, mortars and heavy machine guns. Moreover, LifeNews claims that the Ukrainian TV channel

Video fake: Makeevka was Fired by Ballistic Missiles

A number of Ukrainian and Russian websites spread the information about the Makeyevka, Donetsk region shelling, using this fake video. On August 20, two Ukrainian TV channels reported that Makeyevka was fired by separatists. Ukraine TV channel in the Events:   Inter TV channel in the Details:   In turn, August 21 Russian Zvezda (Star) TV channel, which belongs to the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Defense, issued a story that

Fake Twitter account of the Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament

Some marginal Russian and pro-Russian websites have published false information based on a fake Twitter account of the Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament Oleksandr Turchynov. This “news” is being actively disseminated across social networks. For example, a tweet from this account is the source for this item “Turchynov demands they die bravely and not to make complaints to the mass media”. Here is what this item: “Soldiers and officers of the Ukrainian Army! Enough with crying to the

Fake: Poroshenko Gave Orders to End the ATO by August 22 and to Cut Off Gas Transit to Europe

On August 20 the largest Russian service specializing in the translating foreign news and articles published the material of a Chinese website haiwainet.cn, titled “The Limit of Putin’s Patience,” which contains several false statements. In the first paragraph the author, Lao Mu, argues that Poroshenko gave orders “to solve the problem of the eastern regions by August 22″ and says that this is the reason government forces have increased their

Filmed a month ago, video from Luhansk was presented as up-to-date event

Video, entitled “Luhansk. Furious fighting for the city. 08.16.2014”, is being actively spread around news portals and social networks. The video shows the bombardment of Ukrainian city of Luhansk. Initially this video was published on the Youtube channel Ukraine Today (UK) on August 16 with the title “Luhansk. Furious fighting for the city”. Description under the video says: “House-to-house combats have been fighting near the center of the city since

Fake: Underage Refugees Tore Down the Ukrainian Flag from a School near Kyiv

On August 9 the Ukrainian newspaper Fakty i Kommentarii [Facts and Commentary] in its section, “It is what it is,” reported an incident in the village of Vorzel in Kyiv Region.  Unknown attackers had torn down the Ukrainian flag from a local school, torn it apart and left it on the square.  The publication quoted an Olga Pochtarenko, allegedly a local woman and mother of three. According to her, the police were fortunate to

Fake: Polish Company ASBS Othago is Fighting on the Side of the Ukrainian Military Forces

Russian and pro-Russian news websites continue spreading false information from terrorists that ASBS Othago, a Polish private military company, is taking part in the conflict on the side of the Ukrainian military forces. August 14, another message about this company’s involvement was spread in the Web. “Insurgents have eliminated six fighters of a private military company ASBS Othago near Izium”, e-news outlets wrote. This information started spreading in social networks. This is not the

A video shot in May in Sebastopol presented as made in August

A video appeared on YouTube with a title “Putin arrived to Sebastopol. August 13, 2014.” This is an amateur video recording featuring the appearance of Vladimir Putin, the president of the Russian Federation, in Sebastopol and his conversations with people. In a scene, one could hear joyful cheers such as “Russia!” and “Putin”, as well as cryings of exalted female adorers of the Russian president. However, the details of this

Lies, Damned Lies and Russian Disinformation

Executive Summary The Russian Federation uses extensive propaganda, outright lies, and—most importantly—disinformation as part of the hybrid warfare it is waging against Ukraine and the West. Disinformation combines truth, what people want to be true, and cleverly disguised outright falsehoods. Moscow has been actively using such disinformation as part of a conscious broader policy on Ukraine, and it readily changes or rejects elements of the false narrative it has been

Carpatho-Rusyns Deny Reports on Their Struggle for Their Region’s Federal Status

Russian and pro-Russian mass media have reported that Carpatho-Rusyns allegedly continue their struggle for the federalization of Ukraine. This statement does not correspond with reality, leaders of the three main Carpatho-Rusyns organizations declare. On August 10 the Rusvesna.su website published a report about a Congress of Rusyn and Hungarian communities of the Transcarpathia Region that had supposedly taken place in Budapest. Congress delegates allegedly decided to appeal to the EU, the UN,

Russia’s top 100 lies about Ukraine

The American website Examiner.com published Russia’s top lies about Ukraine. Russia’s propaganda machine shows no signs of slowing down. To the contrary, it seems to have reached a new hysterical level of blatant disinformation, since Russian and pro-Russian terrorists in Ukraine are rapidly losing ground. To attract reluctant “volunteers” into the trap of a misguided war machine, Russia wages twisted information war through its mainstream media, useful fools in the

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