Russia prepares fake news on "Ukrainian refugees" in occupied Donbas – Ukraine intel

16:00, 05 February 2016
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Russia is preparing another provocation in the militant-controlled territory of Donbas in order to discredit Ukraine in the international arena, according to the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.


It is noted that under the guidance of the Department of Information warfare of the Territorial Center of the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation, fake news pieces are being prepared in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine about the so-called "refugees from Ukraine," who have allegedly fled to the "DPR" and "LPR" due to an "extremely difficult socio-economic situation and political persecution" in Ukraine.

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