Disinfo: If Zelenskiy wins, US will influence him through Israel


No matter who will be new Ukraine’s president, US will totally control the country’s politics. Ihor Kolomoyskiy, Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s main sponsor, is fully under Israel’s control. Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, have close relations with Israel, so they will influence Kolomoyskiy through Israel if they wish. In case Zelenskiy attempts to distance himself from Kolomoyskiy, American total influence will continue, as they control the IMF which gives loans to Ukraine.


Conspiracy theory, no evidence given about alleged Jared Kushner's high degree of control over Israeli policy-makers, about Israel's influence over Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskiy, or about Western influence over the Ukrainian electoral process. Recurring disinformation narrative about Western meddling in Ukraine's elections and Ukraine as a state under foreign control.


  • Reported in: Issue 146
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18/04/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Israel, Ukraine, US
  • Keywords: Volodymyr Zelensky, Conspiracy


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