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Economical disaster awaits Ukraine, the West is to blame

Summary of Disinformation

Ukraine is on the brink of economical disaster because of the  attempts by the West to “plunder the national wealth” of the country.

Disproof

Recurring disinformation about the relationship between the West and Ukraine. The EU is helping Ukraine through various very concrete means: first of all, the entry into force of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine on 1st of January 2016 offers duty free (for most products) access to the largest market in the world to Ukrainian companies; second, the EU has granted cheap and long term loans to Ukraine to help the country to stabilized its economy: 2,2 bn € have been disbursed already; third, the EU (whose Member States represent altogether the largest IMF shareholder) is strongly supporting the IMF loans and programmes which have helped to stabilize the economic situation in Ukraine and will continue to help the country to reform its economy; fourth, the EU is providing substantial budget support, technical assistance and loans to the businesses through the EIB. https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-Homepage/4081/eu-ukraine-relations-factsheet_en

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Reported in: Issue 114
Date: 18.06.2018
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: Ukraine, EU
Reported by: East Stratcom Network
Keywords: EU, Abandoned Ukraine, Economic difficulties, The West
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: RT
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