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Just before the annexation of Crimea, Ukraine had started a secret nuclear project with the help of Germany and France in order to create its own nuclear weapons - building a factory close to Chernobyl reprocessing spent nuclear fuel for the weapon plutonium.

Summary of Disinformation

Just before the annexation of Crimea, Ukraine had started a secret nuclear project with the help of Germany and France in order to create its own nuclear weapons – building a factory close to Chernobyl reprocessing spent nuclear fuel for the weapon plutonium.

Disproof

No evidence given to confirm this conspiracy theory. Ukraine voluntarily gave up nuclear weapons on its soil after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and joined the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) bit.ly/13EmP2v, .

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Reported in: Issue 67
Date: 18.04.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine, Germany, France
Keywords: Chernobyl, Nuclear issues, Crimea
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: ‘Vremya pokazhet’ @Pervyi kanal’ (11:37)
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