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The 2014 February uprising in Ukraine was a coup d'état

Summary of Disinformation

The 2014 February uprising in Ukraine known as Euromaidan was a coup d’état.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the Euromaidan.

The Euromaidan protests were a spontaneous reaction among large parts of Ukrainian population, ignited by the decision of former President Yanukovych not to sign the Association Agreement with the European Union in November 2013. The Maidan movement resonated with a widespread discontent with corruption and mismanagement under Yanukovych.

 

 

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Reported in: Issue 146
Date: 20.04.2019
Language: Italian
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Keywords: Ukraine, Coup, Euromaidan, Ukrainian statehood
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik Italia
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