Hepatitis A epidemic quickly spreading in Ukraine

Summary

Mykolayiv authorities announced that a mass Hepatitis A infection occurred in the city and the epidemic is quickly spreading.

Disproof

According to Ukraine’s Health Ministry Community Health Center, Mykolayiv and the surrounding region have logged 47 Hepatitis A cases this year, including six children. National rates of hepatitis A have remained constant over recent years and there are no grounds to call the current outbreak an epidemic. Further debunking by Stopfake www.stopfake.org/en/fake-hepatitis-a-epidemic-in-ukraine/, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 94
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 04/01/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
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  • Outlet: Zvezda TV
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The European Union has banned milk sales from small Ukrainian farms that do not have EU certification

The European Union has banned milk sales from small Ukrainian farms that do not have EU certification. Farmers selling milk or milk products from such farms face fines.

Disproof

The EU Ukraine Association Agreement that Rossiyskaya Gazeta refers to makes no mention of any ban on milk sales from private farms, but the agreement does outline the introduction of uniform sanitary standards for milk and other products. Meanwhile Ukraine’s Ministry of Agrarian Policy assures that the purchase of milk from private farms will continue and the introduction of a new state standard will take place on July 1, 2018 followed by a one year transition period. Further debunking by Stopfake www.stopfake.org/en/fake-eu-bans-milk-sales-from-private-ukrainian-farms/, .

The appearance of a Boris Nemtsov plaza in Washington is interference in Russia’s internal affairs

The appearance of a Boris Nemtsov plaza in Washington is a rough, brutal, immoral, interference in Russia’s internal affairs.

Disproof

The names that the Council of the District of Colombia, the legislative branch of the local government of the U.S. capital, chooses for it streets are the council’s constitutional right and the city’s own business. In no way does it violate diplomatic protocols or constitute interference in any foreign country’s internal affairs.Further debunking at Polygraph www.polygraph.info/a/russian-embassy-washington-nemtsov-plaza/28967584.html, .

US plans to invade Iran

A joint analysis of Brookings Institute and the Saban Center for Middle East Policy entitled “Which Path to Persia” gives us a strong sense of what is driving Washington and the Deep State’s agenda in the former Persian Empire. It suggests that the only way to eliminate all of the problems that Washington has with the current Iranian regime is to use the military invasion option.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. The analysis in question - which is available online and dates back to year 2009 - in fact says: "if one of the diplomatic or regime change options cannot be made to work soon, then Washington will have no choice but to adopt either Containment or one of the military options." It does not state that military intervention is the only feasible option. In fact, it lists pros and cons to all the possible approaches to Washington's Iran policy.