© CABAR - Central Asian Bureau for Analytical Reporting Please make active links to the source, when using materials from this website True or False: What Fakes were Distributed During Disorders in Kyrgyzstan? На русском Amid disorders in Kyrgyzstan after the parliamentary election of October 4, 2020, much fake news was published on the internet. Can you distinguish between truth or fake? Follow us on LinkedIn Fake or not? Medical workers deliver weapons, president is in danger, the intestines of a horse are at the square. Let’s try to figure out what was true information and where you were misled or deceived. By: Daniil Lyapichev Special task force join the protesters In the heat of protests, on the night of October 5 to 6, social media and local media outlets published a video where special task force allegedly joined the protesters. Criminal case initiated against the Matraimovs clan On October 7, self-appointed prosecutor general Syimyk Zhanykeev, a member of Chon Kazat Party, recorded a video where he said that criminal cases were opened against the Matraimovs clan and the military prosecutor’s office carried out the investigation. The next day it became known that the brother of Raimbek Matraimov, Tilek Matraimov, was detained when he attempted to illegally cross the border of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. After the investigation, he was put to the pre-trial detention centre of GKNB of Osh region on October 12. Ambulance cars deliver weapons to police officers During disorders on the night of October 6 to 7, social media published information that ambulance cars deliver weapons to security forces. Therefore, protesters started to attack ambulance cars. Attack on Sooronbai Zheenbekov On October 6, 2020, Russian media outlets published a video with the alleged attack on the then ex-president Sooronbai Zheenbekov (he resigned on October 15, 2020). The video shows that Zheenbekov is speaking in front of people in Osh, and the crowd is girdling round him aggressively. Concert during emergency Ex-president Sooronbai Zheenbekov declared the state of emergency on October 9 in Bishkek due to clashes, and the curfew from 20:00 to 8:00. Despite this, the protesting followers of Sadyr Zhaparov who gathered at the old square in the afternoon did not know about the curfew and were glad that their leader was appointed even after 20:00. Is it possible that a concert takes place at the square in the state of emergency and curfew, while the security agencies stand still? Arrival of Russian military to the airbase in Kant After the events, Russia strengthened the terrorism fighting regime at their military base in Kant. Also, it was spread on the internet that additional military force arrived there. A horse was cut near the White House While the country decided the matter of the head of state, the protesters got hungry and cut a horse at the square near the White House in Bishkek. Not bad, but you should be more attentive Be careful with the news. Verify information and use only reliable sources. Use basic advices and do not take lead from manipulators. Excellent! You can easily determine where you are deceived. You cannot be deceived. Nevertheless, you should not relax. Pay attention to the news, use basic advices and do not take lead from manipulators.