Even after 25 years of Ukrainian independence the majority of…

Summary

Even after 25 years of Ukrainian independence the majority of Ukrainians speak Russian. That means that Ukrainians did not stop being Russian, they are still a part of Russian nation.

Disproof

Pseudo-logical fallacy. The fact that someone speaks Russian does not make him a Russian - just as anybody who speaks English is not automatically a British citizen.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 37
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 20/08/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Ethnic Russians
  • Outlet: slovodel.com
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Only 60 per cent of Ukrainians consider themselves citizens of…

Only 60 per cent of Ukrainians consider themselves citizens of their country.

Disproof

The poll’s aim was to determine what Ukrainians primarily identify with, their country, cities and regions they reside in, ethnic communities, the former USSR, Europe or the world. While 60% of respondents identify with being citizens of Ukraine, 22% identify with their city or region: bit.ly/2bJ1PNM,