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Poroshenko and Zelenskyi are significantly dependent on the US

Summary of Disinformation

The Ukrainian society has no real choice at the presidential election. The two presidential candidates are significantly dependent on external actors, including the US. Neither Petro Poroshenko nor Volodymir Zelenskyi will pursue policies beneficial to Ukraine’s national interests.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory, no evidence given about alleged Western influence over the Ukrainian electoral process. Recurring disinformation narrative about Western meddling in Ukraine's elections and Ukraine as a state under foreign control.

See also earlier cases calling the Ukrainian presidential candidates US puppets.

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Reported in: Issue 145
Date: 12.04.2019
Language: Belarus
Country: Ukraine, US
Keywords: Volodymyr Zelensky, election meddling, Petro Poroshenko, Conspiracy
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik Belarus time 08:20 - 08:50
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