Kyiv will have to abandon its nuclear power plants due to uranium deficit

Summary

Kyiv will have to close its nuclear power plants due to uranium deficit.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about nuclear issues and Ukraine. No evidence given for any global uranium deficit.

Ukrainian Energoatom has agreements on fuel deliveries both with the US Westinghouse and Russian TVEL. The share of the deliveries by Western companies is growing and the Russian share decreasing. Ukraine aims to move to use Western fuel starting from 2025.

Further debunking by the StopFake.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 132
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 04/01/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Nuclear issues
  • Outlet: Moskovskij Komsomolets, News Front
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Mass protests in FYROM against the name change

Mass protests in FYROM against the name change. The citizens don’t want that their country would be called North Macedonia.

 

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about FYROM and the name change. No reliable media reported any mass protests. On January 11, the parliament of approved amendments to FYROM’s constitution and the country will change its name to North Macedonia. Outside the parliament there were small groups of protesters opposing the decision.

Further debunking by the Insider.

The outcome of Ukrainian election will be decided in Washington

The outcome of Ukrainian presidential election will be decided in Washington. And it is very likely that Washington will come to the conclusion that Tymoshenko is a better option than Poroshenko. And then Poroshenko will announce that he has fulfiled his duty and not run in the election again and Tymoshenko will take his place.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory to undermine the legitimacy of democratic election in Ukraine.

Similar pro-Kremlin disinformation messages have appeared in the past. See more here and here.