The main reason for the sharp fall of the Ukrainian…

Summary

The main reason for the sharp fall of the Ukrainian economy in 2014 and later is the current government that is preparing Ukraine for a big war.

Disproof

No evidence given.The thing that damages the Ukrainian economy most is the war in the East (bit.ly/1GGxA5M), and national corruption inherited from the past (bit.ly/2dbivRx), , which the EU is working with the government of Ukraine to address.bit.ly/2dYeL4j, . Despite those challenges, Recent economic indicators show that the economy continues to grow on a modest trajectory. bit.ly/2m3nSWU,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 59
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: War preparation, Economic difficulties
  • Outlet: Vecher s Vladimirom Solovyovym @ Rossiya-1 (1:04:19)
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People in Ukraine are humiliated because of their Russian origin…

People in Ukraine are humiliated because of their Russian origin or because they are Russian-speaking. It is a common practice there.

Disproof

Repeating disinformation that has been debunked many times. There is no problem with using Russian language in Ukraine. According to Ukraine’s Constitution and the Law on languages, every person is guaranteed the right to choose the language he or she wishes to speak and no restrictions have ever been enacted limiting that choice (see Article 10: bit.ly/2ep35dP,

There was a coup in Ukraine and the current authorities…

There was a coup in Ukraine and the current authorities are illegitimate.

Disproof

Repeating disinformation that has been debunked many times. There was no coup in 2014 in Ukraine. The "Revolution of Dignity" was a spontaneous protest against the Viktor Yanukovych's regime and his U-turn on the Association Agreement with the EU. The current Parliament and the President of this country were elected in free and democratic elections after Yanukovych had fled the country.

President Poroshenko was brought to power by the West in…

President Poroshenko was brought to power by the West in order to take all the resources from Ukraine – money, people, peoples’ organs, and soil.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. Both the EU and the US support Ukrainian sovereignty. The EU is both currently and historically the biggest donor of financial help to Ukraine.