Disinfo: Ukraine banned the ribbon of St

Summary

Ukraine banned the ribbon of St. George, and now Ukrainians are fleeing the country using the possibility of visa-free traveling to the EU.

Disproof

There is no connection between banning the ribbon of St.George and Ukrainians traveling to the EU. Furthermore, there is no evidence that Ukraninans are now fleeing the country using the visa-free regime.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 73
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18/06/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: European Union, Visa liberalisation
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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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