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Ukraine Begins Hunt For Separatists

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Ukraine Begins Hunt For Separatists

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The story was spread in plenty of publications but all were written by one person, whose byline often appears in separatist publications. The base for the claim is an internet petition about criminal responsibility for separatism registered on President Poroshenko’s site on January 12. To date the petition has gathered 73 signatures. Anyone can register a petition or appeal on the presidential site. If the petition gathers 25,000 supporters the President is obliged to respond, but even a presidential response does not guarantee any legislative change.bit.ly/2kEEyQC,

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Reported in: Issue 56
Date: 14.01.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: War in Ukraine
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Pravda.ru
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