According to a leaked document, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko aims…

Summary

According to a leaked document, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko aims to establish a Crimean Tatar autonomy in the southeastern Ukrainian province of Kherson and populate the region with resettled Crimean Tatars and Turks.

Disproof

The alleged secret presidential decree was published by "Kyberberkut", a site that is notorious for publishing fake documents. There is no mention of it outside pro-Kremlin media. Furthermore, the alleged decree violates several articles of the Ukrainian Constitution which cannot be superseded by presidential decrees (bit.ly/23mz00N), .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 22
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 09/04/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Crimean Tatars, Petro Poroshenko
  • Outlet: Various media outlets, e.g. kp.ru
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