The Ukrainian Health Ministry will no longer help cancer patients

Summary

The Ukrainian Health Ministry will no longer help cancer patients.

Disproof

The Ministry of Health responded to this fake story with a statement explaining that Ukraine was not ending financing the cancer programs, quite the opposite. Financing for cancer medicines for 2017 was sizably increased and the Ministry’s cancer support was simply changing its name from program to measures. More details from StopFake

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 47
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 08/11/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian, Ukrainian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: State oppression
  • Outlet: Strana.ua ZIK.ua
see more

According to a Swedish newspaper, Crimea is not annexed

According to a Swedish newspaper, Crimea is not annexed, but escaped fascism and Russophobic terror

Disproof

The claim is not the editorial policy of the Swedish regional daily Sydöstran, but a letter to the editor, published by the newspaper.

American NGO lies about Russian involvement in attacks against schools in Syria

The American NGO Human Rights Watch lies about Russian involvement in attacks on schools in Syria.

Disproof

Human Rights Watch has presented evidence such as witness statements, videos and satellite imagery to support their claims. Furthermore, their claims are supported by several other NGO's and state representatives. Russian officials first claimed that they were not involved, and later claimed that the attack did not take place - in spite of the evidence presented.