Disinfo: Many experts confirm an unprecedented popularity of Russians abroad

Summary

Many experts confirm an unprecedented popularity of Russians abroad. And most popular of them all is Vladimir Putin.

Disproof

In only three countries of the world is Russia viewed positively by more than 50 per cent of the population (Vietnam, Ghana, China). The image of Vladimir Putin scores lower: pewrsr.ch/1MRj50s,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 61
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 04/03/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: Vladimir Putin
  • Outlet: Voyennaya Tayna @ REN TV (time 02:18)
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The growth in Estonia’s GDP per capita since its accession…

The growth in Estonia’s GDP per capita since its accession to the EU is due to the decrease in population. In recent years, Estonia’s population decreased nearly by 800 thousand people.

Disproof

The increase of Estonia’s GDP per capita since becoming the member of the EU is due to the significant development of its economy. In addition, according to Statistics Estonia, the country’s population decreased only by 44,700, not 800,000. As the total population of Estonia is around 1,3 million, a decrease of 800,000 would leave very few people in the country. Last year, the population increased bit.ly/2nQ56Df, .

Ukraine is a separatist part of historical Russia, thus Moscow…

Ukraine is a separatist part of historical Russia, thus Moscow should not negotiate with Kyiv, but gradually annex all the territories of Ukraine.

Disproof

Ukraine is a sovereign and independent state. Russians themselves have promised to respect Ukraine's independence and sovereignty in the Budapest Memorandum in 1994.