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Ukraine to introduce food ration cards

Summary of Disinformation

Ukraine to introduce food ration cards. According to Ukraine’s State Statistics Service prices for basic food products increased in average 15-20%, while meat and fish have doubled in price.

Disproof

The article quotes a Social Security employee Marina Fedirko and Vladislav Terenchuk, activist from Ukraine’s Consumer Association. According to StopFake, there is no Marina Fedirko working for the social security and there is no such organisation as Ukraine's Consumer Association.

According to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service, milk, cheese, eggs and fish have gone down in price in recent months while meat prices rose by 5%. www.ukrstat.gov.ua/operativ/operativ2017/ct/is_c/isc_u/isc2017m_u.html

Further debunking: www.stopfake.org/en/fake-ukraine-to-introduce-food-ration-cards/

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Reported in: Issue 79
Date: 31.08.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Economic difficulties
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: riafan.ru
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