Ukraine holds the first place in corruption ranking in Europe

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  • Reported in: Issue 73
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18/06/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Europe, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Corruption
  • Outlet: Vesti Nedeli with Dmitry Kiselyov, Russia-1 (34:34)
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The president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and his supporters act…

The president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and his supporters act as Hitler and Joseph Goebbels.

Disproof

This is a common allegation about the Ukranian government by pro-Kremlin outlets, as we have shown before bit.ly/2mUOTbO, . There were democratic presidential elections and parliamentary elections held in Ukraine in 2014. The parties that devoted to democratic values received a strong majority of votes. The far-right Right Sector gained only 1.8% of the votes.

Poroshenko deprives Donbas residents from traveling to EU without visas,…

Poroshenko deprives Donbas residents from traveling to EU without visas, since he refuses to allow them to get biometric passports.

Disproof

President Poroshenko said the following; If there are problems in issuing passports for those who are on occupied territory we must examine our legislative base, but we cannot leave these people without passports. If we can’t issue them biometric passports then with the consent of the Ukrainian Security Service and the Foreign Ministry we should propose to the Cabinet of Ministers that they be issued regular passports.bit.ly/2sIxDvK,

There is a plan of the Czech car producer Škoda…

There is a plan of the Czech car producer Škoda to freeze salaries for 3 years in preparation for the adoption of the euro, as ordered by Berlin.

Disproof

No evidence. The article is based on one anonymous email, there is no further evidence. There is no credible information about the alleged salary freeze in the Czech media, this story is spread only by pro-Kremlin disinformation-oriented outlets.