Disinfo: US will replace Poroshenko with Saakashvili, because Poroshenko didn't start a full-scale war with Russia


The President of Ukraine Poroshenko didn’t fulfil the main US demand – to declare a full-scale war with Russia. So, now he is out of White House’s favour and will be replaced by Mikheil Saakashvili.


Conspiracy theory, no evidence whatsoever.


  • Reported in: Issue 80
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/09/2017
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: US, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Petro Poroshenko, Mikheil Saakashvili
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Disinfo: EU wants to transform Moldova into a platform for European products

Europeans invest significant financial resources in developing the road infrastructure in order to transform Moldova into a platform of [selling] the EU goods.


No evidence given. EU financial aid to Moldova has funded numerous and diverse projects, including: improving public administration and financial management; reform of the social aid system; emergency aid responding to increases in heating tariffs; energy production based on solar and agricultural waste, waste collection; health care reform and equipment; care centres for the young and old; natural disaster relief; rural economic activity; water supply and waste water treatment infrastructure. The EU also imports products from Moldova: (machinery and appliances, textiles, agricultural products and beverages, iron and steel). Following the application of the Association Agreement, EU imports from the Republic of Moldova increased by 5.5% in 2015 and by 7.7% in 2016. eeas.europa.eu/delegations/moldova/1538/republic-moldova-and-eu_en,

Disinfo: Ukrainian secret service may be behind the phone terror in Russia

Ukrainian secret service may stand behind the last wave of phone terrorism in Russia.


No evidence for the speculation that the calls originated from the territory of Ukraine or were conducted by the Ukrainian secret service. Russian authorities haven't officially commented who is suspected to be behind the fake bomb threats. www.vedomosti.ru/politics/articles/2017/09/15/733866-vlasti-ne-kommentiruyut,

Disinfo: Hundreds of thousands of Arabs are waiting for the Czech citizenship and a social benefit of 21,000 CZK per month

If the Czech Republic wants to stay in the EU, it will have to accept the relocation quota. Hundreds of thousands of Arabs are waiting for the Czech citizenship and a social benefit of 21,000 CZK per month.


According to the relocation system, the Czech Republic should accept 2 691 refugees from Greece and Italy. Refugees are not automatically granted pocket money or social benefits. Asylum seeker or person enjoying supplementary protection can apply for state social support, the request is assessed individually by the Labour Office taking into account the particular situation of the applicant. Also granting of the Czech citizenship is not automatic, but it is thoroughly evaluated by the Ministry of Interior. More: Relocation quota: ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/sites/homeaffairs/files/what-we-do/policies/european-agenda-migration/press-material/docs/state_of_play_-_relocation_en.pdf, Czech citizenship: www.mvcr.cz/clanek/udeleni-statniho-obcanstvi-ceske-republiky.aspx, Social benefits for immigrants: www.hatefree.cz/blo/hoaxy/2220-21000,