Disinfo: The EU is robbing Ukraine’s soil and resources

Summary

The EU is robbing Ukraine’s soil and resources. // There is a junta/fascist regime in Ukraine.

Disproof

No evidence given, often repeated disinformation. // The spontaneous onset of the Euromaidan protests was a reaction of large parts of the Ukrainian population to former President Yanukovych’s sudden departure from the Association Agreement with the European Union in November 2013. The total number of members of radical groups, e.g. the "Right Sector", never amounted to more than a few hundred to a maximum of a thousand people bit.ly/1Tl9X7W, . The 2014 presidential election in Ukraine was a genuine election largely in line with international commitments and respecting fundamental freedoms, despite the hostile security environment in two eastern regions of the country bit.ly/1hqcDuR, . Similarly, Ukraine’s local elections in October 2015 were competitive and generally showed respect for the democratic process bit.ly/1VUL9V5, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 68
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/05/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: EU, Natural resources, Junta, Nazi/Fascist
  • Outlet: eadaily.com
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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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