Disinfo: President Poroshenko has worsened the situation in Avdiivka purposely in…

Summary

President Poroshenko has worsened the situation in Avdiivka purposely in order to drown Ukraine in blood, impose martial law, cancel elections and abolish democracy and freedom of speech.

Disproof

Not Ukraine, but the Russian and Russian-backed militants have worsened the situation in Avdiivka: bit.ly/2lApN5g, // No evidence for the other accusations given.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 58
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 07/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Avdiivka, Democracy, Freedom of speech, War in Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, Elections

Disclaimer

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The legitimacy of Petro Poroshenko is a big question, not…

The legitimacy of Petro Poroshenko is a big question, not only in Russia but also in the West.

Disproof

No evidence given. The Ukrainian government is fully legitimate, following democratic and inclusive elections, both Presidential and Parliamentary. Both the EU and the US respect its legitimacy.