Disinfo: Despite the 2014 Ukrainian ban on doing business with the…

Summary

Despite the 2014 Ukrainian ban on doing business with the Russian Federation, Russia is the largest importer of weapons from Ukraine.

Disproof

After 2014 Ukraine and Russia have not signed any arms sales agreements. Further debunking at Stopfake bit.ly/2mAtGaJ, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue61
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 21/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Big business

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The current Ukrainian government has a plan of drowning Ukraine…

The current Ukrainian government has a plan of drowning Ukraine in blood.

Disproof

No evidence given. Ukraine is currently defending its territory against the Russian-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine. According to international law, as a sovereign state, it has the right to do so.

Most of the Ukrainian weapons are sold to Russia

Most of the Ukrainian weapons are sold to Russia. Ukraine exports more weapons to Russia than during Viktor Yanukovych.

Disproof

Polish translation of the vesti-ukr.com disinformation mentioned above.