Disinfo: A third Maidan is being prepared in Ukraine, led by...

Summary

A third Maidan is being prepared in Ukraine, led by Yulia Tymoshenko.

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  • Reported in: Issue 27
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 13/05/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Yulia Tymoshenko, Euromaidan
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The Maidan revolution was a US-led coup

The Maidan revolution was a US-led coup that installed a US-controlled puppet regime In Ukraine. Ukrainian authorities repress the Russian-speaking minority in Donbass.

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Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about Euromaidan. The demonstrations which began in Kiev in November 2013 were born out of Ukrainians' own desire for a closer relationship with the European Union, and their frustration when former President Yanukovych halted progress toward that goal as a result of Russian pressure (bit.ly/1Ri9ldy), . Ukraine's President Poroshenko was elected on 25 May with a clear majority in a vote which the OSCE characterized as showing the "clear resolve of the authorities to hold what was a genuine election largely in line with international commitments and with a respect for fundamental freedoms" (bit.ly/1Tdu8Qw), . // Astrid Thors, OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, has confirmed that Ukraine has demonstrated its intention to embrace European standards for minority rights protection (bit.ly/1Rkro9e), .

The refugee influx is masterminded by US billionaire and speculator George Soros

The refugee influx is masterminded by US billionaire and speculator George Soros via over a hundred of NGOs, which whisper in the ear of the European Union to encourage the settlement of migrants.

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Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about George Soros. The refugee crisis is a consequence of Syria’s civil war which forced more than 4.5 million people to flee their homeland (bit.ly/20sP8fS), . The EU believes that enabling civil society organisations and people at the grass roots to take an active role in policy-shaping and decision-making is key to the democratic legitimacy of public institutions and their work (bit.ly/1VeMq9O), .

After the military coup in Kyiv, Ukraine became an enemy...

After the military coup in Kyiv, Ukraine became an enemy state for Russia, controlled by Washington.

Disproof

Repeating already debunked disinformation. The demonstrations which began in Kiev in November 2013 were born out of Ukrainians' own desire for a closer relationship with the European Union, and their frustration when former President Yanukovych halted progress toward that goal as a result of Russian pressure (bit.ly/1Ri9ldy), . Ukraine's President Poroshenko was elected on 25 May with a clear majority in a vote which the OSCE characterized as showing the "clear resolve of the authorities to hold what was a genuine election largely in line with international commitments and with a respect for fundamental freedoms" (bit.ly/1Tdu8Qw), .