Food riots and social unrest might be inevitable in Ukraine…

Summary

Food riots and social unrest might be inevitable in Ukraine if food ration cards will not be introduced.

Disproof

The story links to an economist who actually talks about introducing a program similar to the US food stamp program, should Ukraine discontinue subsidies and price regulation on certain foodstuffs. The American food stamps program helps poorer families with their food purchases. Further debunking at Stopfake. bit.ly/2mkY6OF,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 63
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 11/03/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Economic difficulties
  • Outlet: Russia Today (RT)
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The American NGO Planned Parenthood performs abortions in the late…

The American NGO Planned Parenthood performs abortions in the late stages of pregnancy and sells the organs of the foetus.

Disproof

No evidence given for these claims. It is an often used tactic in pro-Kremlin media to present NGOs as evil. The NGO Planned Parenthood is a health care provider, an educator and a advocacy group. bit.ly/1RfMoMb,