Disinfo: Rates of tuberculosis are rising in Ukraine as a direct…

Summary

Rates of tuberculosis are rising in Ukraine as a direct consequence of the Maidan revolution and the country’s economic crisis.

Disproof

The Ukrainian Health Ministry announced that while tuberculosis continues to be a health problem in Ukraine, overall the rate of TB decreased by 4.3% in 2016 bit.ly/2nR3wA7, . Director of the Health Ministry’s Tuberculosis Control Center Yana Terleyeva dismissed the claim that Ukraine has a TB epidemic as groundless, rates of infection peaked in Ukraine in 2005 and have been declining ever since, she said in an interview. Further debunking at Stopfake.org bit.ly/2osls56, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 65
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24/03/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Economic difficulties, Euromaidan
  • Outlet: Ukraina.ru
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About 10 authors designed the Ukrainian language on the basis…

About 10 authors designed the Ukrainian language on the basis of South Russian dialects at the end of the 19th century.

Disproof

No evidence given. The first historical state with a Slavic settlement was formed around Kyiv more than two centuries before the foundation of Moscow. Throughout the centuries, Ukrainians maintained their own cultural and linguistic identity. The distinction is apparent e.g. through the fact that in 1654, Ukraine and Russia needed translators to sign the Treaty of Pereyaslav.