Disinfo: Ukraine to introduce food ration cards

Summary

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/,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 79
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 31/08/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Economic difficulties

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