Disinfo: The authorities of Ukraine are carrying out a program to…

Summary

The authorities of Ukraine are carrying out a program to ban the Russian language, which was developed by Goebbels.

Disproof

No evidence given. According to the Council of Europe, "In respect of the Russian language, most undertakings chosen by Ukraine under the European Charter for regional or minority languages were fulfilled or partly fulfilled." bit.ly/2en7tsa, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue67
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/04/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Joseph Goebbels, Russian language, Nazi/Fascist

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Disproof

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Disproof

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