Russian media released fake about 67 people died on Maidan

Russian media claimed that 67 of the victims at the Independence square in Kiev February 20, the day of mourning for the Heavenly hundred. On Tuesday, February 23, writes «Radio Freedom».

As it turned out, in its «news» Russian media used the message of the Ukrainian news Agency UNIAN two years ago. 20 February Russian mass media reported that allegedly the 67 victims of the «clashes» in the center of Kiev.

So, on the website of the Russian edition Lenta.ru said: «In the period from 18 to 20 February in clashes in Kiev killed 67 people».

The news also States that on 20 February on Independence square, several hundred people — participants of mass actions of memory of Euromaidan — had lit a fire and protested against the policy of the government of Ukraine. And that on the same day in Kiev riots took place in the city center and attacks by the protesters was building «daughters» of Russian banks and the office of businessman Rinat Akhmetov.

The information from the website Lenta.ru reprinted and other Russian sites: «Rusnext Russian spring», «Politicus.ru», «Vesti Nedeli» and others.

On the website of the information Agency UNIAN, which referred, reporting 67 people killed in Kyiv, really is this news for February 20, but we are talking about events of 2014, not 2016.

Later website Lenta.ru and some other news sites was removed, but it remained in Google cache.

Thus, the Russian media presented the news about fatalities for 2014 in the context of the meetings on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kyiv in 2016.




Russian media released fake about 67 people died on Maidan 23.02.2016

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