Disinfo: Donald Tusk betrayed his homeland, his nation, and Polish history

Summary

Speaking before the Ukrainian parliament, Donald Tusk betrayed his homeland and his forefathers. He betrayed the history of his nation and the memory of those who saved it from the brown plague. He repeated the slogan “Slava Ukraini” that was used when his fellow countrymen were killed by Ukrainian nationalists.

Disproof

While speaking before the Ukrainian parliament, Donald Tusk expressed the EU's continued support for Ukraine. Likewise, Donald Tusk's home country of Poland has repeatedly expressed its support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

 

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  • Reported in: Issue 138
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 19/02/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, Poland
  • Keywords: Donald Tusk, Ukrainian statehood
  • Outlet: 60 Minut @ Rossiya 1 (11:07 - 11:23)
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Disproof

Conspiracy theory. No evidence given.

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