The fact-checked disinformation detected in the EU
European fact-checkers focused a lot of their efforts in the past days and weeks in detecting and tackling disinformation concerning the situation in Ukraine.
At the beginning of the year, as the crisis was growing in intensity, the spread of false news about Ukraine detected in the EU was still very small. Fact-checkers detected a growth in the first half of February, even if the qualitative and quantitative levels of the disinformation was not alarmingly high.
After the military actions against the whole Ukraine started in the morning of 24 February, though, fact-checkers witnessed the situation changing substantially and the disinformation about the events growing both in quantity and dangerousness.
Periodic Insights and Early Warnings: Disinformation Narratives about the war in Ukraine
Insights highlighting the main disinformation trends related to the war in Ukraine will continue to be issued on a bi-weekly basis while early warnings will be available in four languages on a weekly basis. These briefs are based on the fact-checking analysis provided by the organizations of the EDMO fact-checking network which are collected in the searchable repository available in the table below.
Here there’s a list – which will be periodically updated – of fact-checking articles that the EDMO’s fact-checking network have published during the crisis.