Disinfo: This Week's Trend: Russia has always been together with Ukraine

Summary

This Week’s Trend: Russia has always been together with Ukraine. For centuries. And now somebody wants us to break apart. They say that the Ukrainians will trade with Spain. They never will. Ukrainians’ fate is to be with Russia forever – Alexei Zhuravlyov, member of the Defense Committe of the Duma.

Disproof

The EU is Ukraine's largest trading partner, accounting for more than a third of its trade: bit.ly/1n9EhRl,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 9
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 22/12/2015
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, Russia
  • Keywords: European Union, AA/DCFTA, Russian world
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Petro Poroshenko aims to violate agreements with Russia and prohibited...

Petro Poroshenko aims to violate agreements with Russia and prohibited the Ukrainians from a visa-free entry to Russia.

Disproof

Not Poroshenko, but a Russian official's quote is the source of this information. And even the Russian official was not talking about changes in the visa-free regime, he was talking about new Ukrainian passports: bit.ly/1PHhLix,