How Russia Fakes Civilian Casualties in Eastern Ukraine

Thanks again GG for another great piece.

Glasnost Gone

In eastern Ukraine, Russia’s main propaganda efforts focuses on claims the Ukrainian army deliberately targets civilians. That the Ukrainian army is a bunch of bloodthirsty Nazi’s. But in reality, it’s Russia whose unashamedly emulating Goebbels, Hitler’s chief Nazi propagandist.

Soldiers for citizens.
In what most consider to be Russian occupied eastern Ukraine, the only independent reporting body is the OSCE. Under difficult circumstances, they do their best to verify civilian casualties, and follow up reports of any new ones. However, their work is routinely obstructed by hospital medical staff refusing to pass on information about supposed injured patients or ‘Russia-led’ forces stopping the OSCE from visiting sites of alleged shelling. The upshot of this is – the numbers of wounded civilian casualties reported by the Russia-led Donetsk & Luhansk republics, are routinely higher than those verified by the OSCE.

It should be noted, many civilian casualties in ‘occupied Ukraine’ occur due to…

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