THE GUARDIAN: Arkady Babchenko's fake murder 'plays into the hands' of Moscow

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Release date: 31/5/2018

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“This plays right into Russian hands and supports the narrative that these acts are ‘provocations’ by their opponents,” said Stephen Hutchings, professor of Russian studies at the University of Manchester. “It’s unbelievable idiocy on the part of the Ukrainian intelligence services.”

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TitleArkady Babchenko's fake murder 'plays into the hands' of Moscow
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date31/05/18
Description“This plays right into Russian hands and supports the narrative that these acts are ‘provocations’ by their opponents,” said Stephen Hutchings, professor of Russian studies at the University of Manchester. “It’s unbelievable idiocy on the part of the Ukrainian intelligence services.”
URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/31/arkady-babchenkos-fake-plays-into-the-hands-of-moscow
PersonsStephen Hutchings