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The end of trade with Russia "kills" Ukraine's economy

Summary of Disinformation

In recent years, the trade with Russia has increased. The Free Trade Area with the EU countries only harmed the economy of Ukraine. The end of trade with Russia will destroy Ukraine’s economy.


ukraina.ru/news/20180822/1020890619.html, ria.ru/world/20180822/1526979947.html
web.archive.org/web/20180904120031/https://ria.ru/world/20180822/1526979947.html, web.archive.org/web/20180904120033/https://ukraina.ru/news/20180822/1020890619.html
Disproof

According to the European Commission, trade with Ukraine has increased over the last few years. The EU is Ukraine's largest trading partner, accounting for more than 40% of its trade in 2016.

In the first six months of 2018 Ukraine’s exports to the EU grew by $1.8 billion compared to the same period last year.

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Reported in: Issue 116
Date: 22.08.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, Ukraine, EU
Keywords: Trade, Economic difficulties
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Ukraina.ru RIA Novosti
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