Disinfo: DPR and LPR have the same legitimacy as Ukraine

Summary

DPR and LPR have the same legitimacy as Ukraine.

Disproof

The so-called People's Republics in the East Ukraine have no legitimacy at all, no state in the world recognizes them. // The Ukrainian government is fully legitimate, following democratic and inclusive elections, both Presidential and Parliamentary.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 58
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: DPR, LPR

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Disproof

No such promise was ever made, and Russia has never produced any evidence to back up its claim: bit.ly/2eFPg9s,