Author: Vanessa Nikolova
Summary: Bulgaria did not “endorse” Nazism in a UN vote. Bulgaria, along with the rest of the EU, voted against a draft resolution proposed by Russia and other countries (Belarus, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Nicaragua and Syria) aimed at legitimizing Russian aggression in Ukraine. This is a resolution regularly tabled by Russia to combat “Nazism”. However, in the context of the invasion in Ukraine, the document is perceived as an attempt by the Kremlin to justify Russian aggression, utilizing popular pro-Russian disinformation narratives regarding the claims of ‘genocide’ in the Donbas area and the need to ‘denazify’ Ukraine.
Full article available only in Bulgarian language, Не е вярно, че България е “подкрепила нацизма” при гласуване в ООН