Disinfo: Former Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenuk purchased 24 expensive properties in…

Summary

Former Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenuk purchased 24 expensive properties in Miami.

Disproof

The article uses information from the blog of an Ukrainian businessman without providing any further information or evidence to support this allegation. Yatsenyuk has filed a lawsuit against the blogger who wrote about his alleged purchase of 24 villas in Miami bit.ly/2kBdaSQ, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 56
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 21/01/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Arseniy Yatsenyuk

Disclaimer

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Disproof

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