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People in Ukraine are humiliated because of their Russian origin or because they are Russian-speaking. It is a common practice there.

Summary of Disinformation

People in Ukraine are humiliated because of their Russian origin or because they are Russian-speaking. It is a common practice there.

Disproof

Repeating disinformation that has been debunked many times. There is no problem with using Russian language in Ukraine. According to Ukraine’s Constitution and the Law on languages, every person is guaranteed the right to choose the language he or she wishes to speak and no restrictions have ever been enacted limiting that choice (see Article 10: bit.ly/2ep35dP

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Reported in: Issue 59
Date: 14.02.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Russian language, Ethnic Russians
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: ‘Vremya pokazhet’ @ ‘Pervyi kanal’ (22:27)
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