Russian hacking attempt fails, but fake election news airs

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Central Election Commission Chairman Mykhaylo Okhendovsky

The news report by Russian Public Television (ORT) Channel One about the alleged victory of Dmytro Yarosh (head of the Right Sector — Ed.) in the presidential elections in Ukraine was the result of a planned and prepared provocation against Ukraine and not the result of error or technological failure, Ukrainian officials say.

The news agency Ukrinform reports that sources in the Security Service of Ukraine have stated that the provocation centered around an attempted hacking of the election site.

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Russia supporting pre-election terrorism, says Ukraine’s MFA

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Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine regarding another provocation by the Russian side at the Ukrainian-Russian border, May 24, 2014

On May 24, around 4:00, the Ukrainian Border Guard Service at the Dubrovka checkpoint in the Donetsk Oblast recorded another illegal border crossing from the Russian Federation by 5 trucks and 2 passenger cars with armed men. There is every reason to believe that, like the previous breaches at the border with Russia, this provocation occurred with the direct assistance and connivance of the Russian border guards.

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1,000s of titushkas and Russians plan provocations in Kyiv

Thursday, May 8, 2014, 15:36

Thousands of people from the east of Ukraine and Russia are preparing provocations in Kyiv on May 9, Volodymyr Pak, leader of the 14th Kolomya sotnia, announced on Thursday.

“The Central Board of Hundreds of Maidan is ready for tomorrow’s possible provocations. We will intensify patrols and coordinate actions with self-defense of the Ukrainian House,” he said. According to Pak, their actions are coordinated with the Ministry of Interior, as there is evidence that “many groups around Kyiv are only waiting to organize riots here on Maidan.”  Continue reading

The Right Sector’s Official statement concerning the celebration of May 9

To prevent provocations and clashes that Russian subversives are preparing on May 9, the Right Sector will not hold any activities on this day.

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The Right Sector’s Official statement concerning the celebration of May 9

Taking into consideration that we constantly receive obtain different information about provocations that are planned by pro-Russian separatists and other criminal elements to happen on May 9 in order to destabilize the situation, we officially inform as follows: Continue reading

Ukrainian MPs warn of Russian provocations in Western Ukraine

MP Hennadiy Moskal

MP Hennadiy Moskal, former deputy minister of internal affairs, says he has received information from reputable sources about Russian plans to stage fascist demonstrations in cities in Western Ukraine in order to terrify the population in Eastern Ukraine and undermine international support.

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