Disinfo: The current Ukrainian authorities fear Yanokovich’s testimony


The current Ukrainian authorities are afraid of the testimony of Victor Yanukovych, former Ukrainian president – who is currrently communicating with the court in Ukraine via internet from Russia – because they committed massacres during the Revolution of Dignity in 2014 and secretly burned the corpses of their victims in crematoriums in Kyiv.


The killings during the Revolution of Dignity, aka Euromaidan, of nearly 100 people protesting against Yanukovych's regime, were committed by Yanukovych's regime. No evidence provided of "secret burning of corpses".


  • Reported in: Issue 50
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28/11/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Internet, Euromaidan, Viktor Yanukovych
  • Outlet: Vremya Pokazhet @ Pervyi kanal (time: 3:10)


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