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More than 50% of Ukrainian population in Dnipro city support Russia

Summary of Disinformation

Ukrainian city Dnipro shows strong pro-Russian tendencies, the city literally stands on the threshold of the “Russian world”. 50% of population have changed their pro-Ukrainian views and do not hide their sympathy for Russia, some citizens express support for the USSR.


No evidence given. According to the National Democratic Institute of Ukraine, most residents from central territories, including the Dnipropetrovsk region, consider the influence of Russia to be negative (80%). The poll of the sociological service “Rating” (July 2018) showed that 34% of Dnipro population support the EU and 16% - the Eurasian Customs Union. At the same time, two-thirds of city residents consider Russia an aggressor and 46% of population do not regret the collapse of the USSR.

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about Ukrainian citizens allegedly supporting Russia.

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Reported in: Issue 122
Date: 03.10.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Keywords: fake statistics, Russian world
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Ukraina.ru
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