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Kerch Strait incident is Poroshenko's provocation to win the election

Summary of Disinformation

Kerch Strait incident is provocation to boost Poroshenko’s ratings at the expense of country’s interests.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about the Kerch Strait incident.

Notably, the narrative about the incident is changing from Ukrainian authorities allegedly attempting to postpone election, to Ukraine's President aiming to increase his ratings.

Read more on the evolution of disinformation narratives about the Azov Sea. 

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Reported in: Issue 131
Date: 20.12.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Azov sea, Kerch, Petro Poroshenko
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: 60 Minut @Rossiya 1 (49:40 - 50:10)
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