Cultural genocide and the loss of 1300 primary schools awaits Ukraine

Summary

Cultural genocide and the loss of 1300 primary schools awaits Ukraine.

 

Disproof

The article doesn’t give any evidence or proof or links to the source(s) about the closure or loss of 1300 primary schools in Ukraine.

The author fails to mention that the article refers to art schools in Ukraine. (As there are 1303 art schools in Ukraine in 2019).

The “body” of this article has pictures of the peaceful protest near the presidential administration in Kyiv, held by Ukrainian art schools educators, musicians, outstanding artists and students on the 1st of September. One of the organisers of the protest - Ukrainian singer Taras Topolya mentions that the aim of the event was to draw the new Government's attention to a number of unresolved issues around the reforms to Specialised Music Education. The reforms to art education are not supported by teachers of educational institutions and parents. As the protesters say, certain controversial issues were removed by a decree issued on the 29th of August by the ex-Ministerof Culture of Ukraine, but some issues remain unsolved.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 162
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 02/09/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian, Ukrainian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Ukraine, culture, education
  • Outlet: Federal News Agency - riafan.ru
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Disproof

Pro-Kremlin disinformation about the G7 and the return of Russia to this organisation. See a previous case: G7 is only a facade for the Global Rulers and the Western leaders are merely marionettes of the shadow rulers

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Disproof

This message is a conspiracy theory, consistent with recurring pro-Kremlin narratives about the "Evil West".

There is no proof that the Eastern EU countries would act against Brussels or the Western countries. Consequently, there is no proof that the unemployment levels are part of the "Brussels' plan". According to Eurostat, unemployment level for the whole EU is low (6.3%); Poland has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the EU. Unemployment rates for Romania, Bulgaria, Estonia are below EU average, while in Latvia and Lithuania there are slightly above it.

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Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative denying the Assad regime's responsibility for chemical attacks in Syria, and questioning the integrity of the OPCW.

The segment focuses on a minute detail in the OPCW report and exaggerates its importance by manipulating facts and statements.