Disinfo: There are racist posters in the streets of Kyiv that…

Summary

There are racist posters in the streets of Kyiv that equal the Russian language to infection and bad IQ.

Disproof

This is not an ongoing poster campaign on the streets of Kyiv, it is a homemade poster, and however deplorable, was only one single amateur contribution to an exhibition in 2015 - it is not a state campaign on the streets of Kyiv and it is not happening now. bit.ly/2tcPFGW,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue75
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 03/07/2017
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Racism, Russian language, Ethnic Russians

Disclaimer

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Disproof

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Disproof

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