Disinfo: In Europe, refugees can easily molest women without being noticed,...

Summary

In Europe, refugees can easily molest women without being noticed, but in Russia this would never be accepted.

Disproof

No evidence given. It is worth noting that Russia just made domestic violence legal, indicating that protection of Russian women is clearly not a top priority bit.ly/2lfaRou, .

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  • Reported in: Issue 60
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 23/02/2017
  • Outlet language(s) English
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Russia
  • Keywords: Refugees, Sexual harassment, Europe, Migration crisis
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The political repressions in Ukraine were discussed for the first...

The political repressions in Ukraine were discussed for the first time in Bundestag.

Disproof

It was not a discussion in Bundestag, it was a press conference that was held in a room rented out for commercial purposes in a building for federal press conferences. The press conference was organized by members of Party of Regions (Viktor Yanukovych's party against which the people of Ukraine revolted because of Yanukovych's last minute U-turn on the Association agreement with the EU): bit.ly/2mkuflw,

Crimean budget revenue has doubled since Russia annexed it

Crimean budget revenue has doubled since Russia annexed it.

Disproof

According to Federal Service of State Statistics in Crimea, in 2015 67% of Crimea’s income came from subsidies from the central government, compared to 50% 2013 when Crimea was part of Ukraine, according to a Radio Svoboda analyst.bit.ly/2muLhh6,

The EU is most likely going to ask Russia to...

The EU is most likely going to ask Russia to ‘restore order’ in Donbas and then in Kyiv.

Disproof

No evidence or indications for the claim. Ukraine is a sovereign state, so nobody may ‘ask Russia to restore the order’ there.