Disinfo: After the election Ukraine will fall apart


No matter who wins the second round of the Ukrainian election, the country will fall apart. If Zelensky wins, Poroshenko will call on the nationalists to hit the streets and if Poroshenko wins, then Tymoshenko will call people to the streets. Ukraine will fall apart and the south eastern regions must become a part of Russia.


Conspiracy theory with no evidence. Consistent with recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about the presidential election in Ukraine. 


  • Reported in: Issue 144
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/04/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian disintegration, Petro Poroshenko
  • Outlet: Vremya Pokhazet @ Pervyi Kanal (36:43 - 37:03)


Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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