Disinfo: Our economy is fifth or sixth in the world in…


Our economy is fifth or sixth in the world in terms of volume. It may have moved down to a lower place at present taking into account the economic difficulties I have mentioned but we are confident that we have very good development prospects and potential. We occupy, roughly, the sixth place in the world in terms of purchasing power parity – Vladimir Putin for Bild.


According to Andrei Illarionov, senior fellow in the Cato Institute, Washington, DC, if you count Russia's GDP at a current exchange rates, based on IMF data, Russia in 2015 ranks the 13-th in the world, after South Korea and Australia: bit.ly/1Q7sEso, // bit.ly/1Kl3phN,


  • Reported in: Issue 11
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/01/2016
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: Vladimir Putin


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2016 will be decisive for one of the parts of…

2016 will be decisive for one of the parts of Novorossiya – Kherson oblast, whose people are tired of nazis. A Kherson Peoples’ Republic will be formed.


Kherson oblast is part of Ukraine. // Novorossiya does not exist. // Repeating older disinformation about nazis governing Ukraine - see the election results. // For further claims, no evidence given.