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

Summary of Disinformation

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.

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Reported in: Issue 59
Date: 14.02.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Coup
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: ‘Vremya pokazhet’ @ ‘Pervyi kanal’ (59:10)
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