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The Media Reported Rumors of Hidden Dead Ukrainian Soldiers as Confirmed News

Original article (in B/C/S) was published on 12/2/2024; Author: Nerma Šehović Several regional media outlets circulated a claim, sourced from social media rumors, alleging that the Ukrainian army has been secretly burying deceased soldiers in mass graves to evade compensating their families. This unverified assertion gained traction as “news” through a YouTube video produced by an […]

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Propaganda disinformation about the recruitment of people with Down syndrome in Ukraine

Original article (in BCS) was published on 19/01/2024; Author: Alena Beširević Claims that Ukraine is recruiting people with Down syndrome due to a lack of new soldiers come from pro-Russian sources and, apart from a video of questionable authenticity, there is no evidence to support such allegations. In an article published on the web portal Epoha […]

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IN4S Misrepresents Blinken’s Stance on Ukraine

Original article (in Montenegrin) was published on 10/01/2024; Author: Marko Vukajlović Anthony Blinken, the U.S. Secretary of State, held a press conference to address various topics, including Ukraine. He highlighted the significant financial support provided by the U.S., which amounts to $70 billion, alongside the European Union’s contribution of $110 billion. Blinken reinforced the message that […]

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“Politika” Republishes Fictional Journalist’s False Claim of Zelensky Fleeing to the USA

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 25/12/2023; Author: Teodora Koledin The article from the web portal Politika, published in early December, erroneously reported that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky had obtained American citizenship and was planning to leave Ukraine. This claim was supported by an image purporting to be Zelensky’s naturalization certificate. Following Politika’s publication, similar […]

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Ukrainian TV’s Contentious Invite is Just a Joke

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 12/1/2024; Author: Maida Salkanović A video making rounds on social media shows a Ukrainian TV presenter humorously encouraging unmarried women to cohabit with unmarried men as a means to save electricity and heating. Despite what is being claimed online, this video is intended as a joke. On December 10, […]

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Alleged “evidence” that Zelensky bought two luxury yachts is made with Photoshop

Original article (in Montenegrin) was published on 18/12/2023; Author: Nina Đuranović The disinformation that the First Lady of Ukraine spent over a million dollars on expensive jewellery in New York has already been addressed by our online portal. In recent days, as part of the same narrative, claims that the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, bought […]

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Propaganda narrative: Organ trafficking is not widespread in Ukraine, and Coca-Cola is not involved in it

Original article (in BCS) was published on 20/10/2023; Author: Mladen Lakić In the articles of several web portals, as well as in posts on social networks, it is claimed that the sale of organs on the black market is widespread in Ukraine and that the government of that country is involved in it. The Russian […]

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NATO troops are not entering Ukraine

Original article (in Montenegrin) was published on 05/10/2023; Author: Nina Đuranović Amid the delicate Ukraine-Russia situation, significant attention has turned towards NATO and its potential role in de-escalating Russian aggression. For months, the online space has been swarmed with various disinformation about the activities of the NATO alliance, which involve Ukraine in one way or another.  […]

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Poland extraditing Ukrainians, not NATO soldiers

Original article (in Montenegrin) was published on 7/09/2023; Author: Marko Vukajlović An information came up in the regional media about NATO soldiers bound to end up on the fronts across Ukraine, which can serve as a good bait to lure the readers, but is a classic clickbait, completely ungrounded in fact. A headline appeared on one […]

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The viral video does not show the fight between Ukrainian refugees and Poles in Warsaw

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 14/09/2023; Author: Marija Ćosić A filmed confrontation between two groups of men, one of whom was holding a Ukrainian flag, was incorrectly presented as an incident in which Ukrainian refugees beat up Poles in Warsaw. On August 26, 2023, a video showing a conflict between a group of young […]