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Fake: The Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko is a Sister of Yushchenko’s Wife

Some web sites (for example, popular in certain circles antikor.com.ua) spread information that the newly-appointed Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko, who was a citizen of the USA a short time ago, is a sister of Kateryna Chumachenko, the wife of the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko. This information was spread even by the former member of the Ukrainian Parliament from the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc Andriy Shkil: In

Russian Spies Return to Europe in ‘New Cold War’

Earlier this month, experts convened in Brussels for a conference titled ‘The Second Cold War: Heating Up?’ Even among the plethora of current ‘New Cold War’ themed events, this one stood out: the organiser, Latvian MEP Tatjana Zdanoka, has been accused of being a Russian agent of influence – a spy. Zdanoka, who is also chair of the EU Russian-­Speakers Alliance, insists there is no truth to the allegations, adding

Putin’s Version of the Truth

On the German talk show Günther Jauch about Ukraine and Russia, a German foreign correspondent was allowed to explain why Russia’s annexation of Crimea was really a voluntary secession — as though Russian soldiers had never been there. The poet and activist Wolf Biermann went on to compare Putin and Hitler. Der Spiegel, the German magazine, soon published another polarizing take. The title read: “Cold Warriors: How Merkel and Putin Sent Europe

Video Fake: Revolt in Nizhny Novgorod

Different fake videos, which allegedly show inhabitants of Nizhny Novgorod revolting against the Putin regime in this December, are being spread around social networks. For example, “Inhabitants of Nizhny Novgorod call to execute Putin and Kremlin invaders. 12.10.14” with a following description: “The Maidan of Nizhny Novgorod. People went to protest after the death of the peaceful militia men in Chechnya on December 4. At present moment the Kremlin of

Swindler and “Actress on Tour” Mariya Tsypko Came out with a New Role

Information about a certain charitable foundation of New Martyrs and Confessors of Christ has been spreading on the territory of so-called Donetsk People Republic (DPR) for several months. It is said on the site of this foundation that it started as far back as in 1995. However, the site itself, pages in social networks and information about this foundation appeared only this year, precisely when a myth about “Donetsk and

Reporting on Russian television

The idea of censorship on Russian television misses the point. When it comes to reporting, loyalty takes precedence. Since the onset of the Ukraine conflict, Russia’s main television channels have puzzled the world with their ability to convince viewers of stories which are diametrically opposed to those shown in the west. This situation is usually associated with propaganda, government control and censorship. If not censorship, then it must be at

StopFake.org Top 75 Review

Our reader Sam King made a StopFake Review in English with some added comments. There are top 75 cases that provide evidence of Russia’s Kremlin attempts to lie about their invasion of Ukraine. Most cases show Kremlin Backed Media companies using old photos to create false reports.  

NATO Battles back in Information war with Russia

If the Russian media is to be believed, Ukraine is a country bordering on chaos, with fascists taking over the country following an illegal coup. NATO visits Lviv in western Ukraine to try and find evidence of this claim, but finds tolerance and unity instead.  

Sputnik Launches Website, Radio Broadcasting in Abkhazia

On Monday, the multimedia group Sputnik launched its website and radio broadcasting in the Republic of Abkhazia. The Sputnik-Abkhazia multimedia hub is a major project, bringing round-the-clock news coverage to the republic in the Abkhaz and Russian languages in a variety of formats, and providing objective information to its listeners and readers about current events in the country and the world. “Sputnik in Abkhazia is a high-quality news product that had no counterpart in the local media landscape. It

Photo from Chechnya Dated 1994 is Presented as Depicting Actual Events in Rostov

Information about the revolt of soldiers’ mothers, which is said to start in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on December 2, is being actively spread around social networks. According to their users, mothers gathered from all over the country in order to find their sons, who had disappeared during a “long tour of duty”, that is had perished in Ukraine. Besides, locals also revolted, because lots of their relatives died

Nine Points at Issue in Putin’s Message to the Parliament

Thursday, December 4 president Vladimir Putin came out with a message to the Federal Assembly of Russia. This is a yearly ritual, it’s point is to retell the priorities of the inner policy, to discuss the achieved and to dream about achievable, so the MPs, officials, members of power ministries and all sympathisers could compare their notes with the president and become encouraged for the effective work. The message was awaited because

Fake: Yulia Tymoshenko’s Prison Slave Woman

On December 6, Russian NTV channel informed in its program “New Russian sensations” that the member of Ukrainian Parliament Yulia Tymoshenko allegedly had a slave when she was serving her sentence in Kachanivska prison camp in Kharkiv region. This “slave woman’s” name is allegedly Oksana Melnyk, she lives in Crimea at this moment.  In this program Oksana tells that she was forced to assist Tymoshenko with everything, to serve her

Fake: Ukrainian Soldiers were Ordered to Shell Peaceful Villages

The website “Russkaya vesna” (eng. – Russian Spring) published a forged document which allegedly contained an order to all Ukrainian militaries taking part in the Antiterrorist operation to shell peaceful residents of Donbas villages and to present this crimes as deeds of the “militia men” of so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People Republics. This information, translated into Russian, was spread by the channel Anna News and others pro-Russian sites. Also this

Who’s afraid of Russia Today?

Is RT (formerly Russia Today) really as dangerous or as effective as its critics claim? Since Ukraine’s revolution forced President Viktor Yanukovych to flee the country, and Russia annexed Crimea, it’s become rather fashionable to talk about an ‘information war’ between Russia and the West. Unlike traditional wars, which are waged with guns and tanks and other hardware, this war is waged, so the argument goes, by state media, like

Russia Threatens To Ban BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed has received a warning over a post on this week’s attack in the capital of Chechnya. Russia has warned BuzzFeed that it will ban access to the entire site over a post published on Wednesday about a deadly gunfight in the capital of Chechnya. BuzzFeed received an email on Friday from Roskomnadzor, Russia’s federal communications agency, saying that the post “contains appeals to mass riots, extremist activities or participation

Photo Fake: Sleeping Ukrainian Soldiers Covered with Snow

On December 5, photos of soldiers covered with snow were being spread around Ukrainian sites and social networks. The photos were entitled “Ukrainian soldiers are sleeping in trenches keeping hold of their weapon while the temperature is minus 20 degrees C” and so on. Now on the East of Ukraine the temperature indeed goes occasionally 20 degrees Celsius below zero. However, the published photos do not show Ukrainian soldiers, but

Fake: Time Employee Posted a Cover with the “Man of the Year” Vladimir Putin

Since December 3 the the “early showed” cover of the Time magazine, on which Russian President Vladimir Putin is awarded the title of the man of the year, is distributed online. TIME cover leaked pic.twitter.com/mYb5KE65t5 — Russian Market (@russian_market) December 3, 2014 такие дела (впрочем, человеком года по версии @TIME был и Гитлер) pic.twitter.com/63l2Z7B7eL — Sergey Goryashko (@seriozha_s) December 3, 2014 В сеть утекла обложка декабрьского выпуска Time с Владимиром

Lies: Microsoft Recognized Crimea as a Part of Russia

On December 4, the news agency Kryminform reported that the American corporation Microsoft allegedly demanded to relicense its products in Crimea, because it had became the constituent entity of the Russian Federation and licensed software, bought on the territory of Ukraine, could not be used in the other state. “Corresponding e-mails were sent to managers of some Crimean companies, who had bought Microsoft licensed software,” writes Kryminform. This news was

Ukraine’s New “Ministry of Truth” Ridiculed on Social Media

The creation of a new Ministry of Information Policy within the Ukrainian government has caused widespread consternation among Ukrainians, leading some to dub it the “Ministry of Truth.” Critics say the Orwellian department, aimed at protecting Ukraine in the information war with Russia, will only hinder freedom of speech and set a dangerous precedent, allowing the new government a greater measure of control over Ukrainian media. The new ministry is

Tory blushes deepen over activities of Conservative Friends of Russia

Group finds itself unravelling amid concerns over its ‘political direction’ and claims it is uncritically cheerleading for the Kremlin. It seemed like the perfect fact-finding mission. Ten days in Moscow and St Petersburg, trips to the state ballet (Figaro and Don Quixote), and meetings with top Russian politicians. There was a visit to the world-famous Hermitage Museum. Not to mention gala dinners and an afternoon sightseeing at the Kremlin. At least four

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