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Ukraine is a developing country with a colonial dependency

Summary of Disinformation

For many developing states or countries which are in colonial dependency (such as Ukraine) the termination of International Monetary Fund credit activities is literally a verdict, which is immediately followed by currency devaluation, and sometimes mass riots.

sputnik.by/columnists/20190805/1042305464/I-rusofobov-poradovali-i-investorov-ne-obideli--o-novykh-sanktsiyakh-Trampa.html, ria.ru/20190805/1557156804.html
web.archive.org/web/20190820084931/https://sputnik.by/columnists/20190805/1042305464/I-rusofobov-poradovali-i-investorov-ne-obideli--o-novykh-sanktsiyakh-Trampa.html, web.archive.org/web/20190820084933/https://ria.ru/20190805/1557156804.html

A recurring Kremlin-backed narrative questioning the sovereignty of Ukraine and its position in the system of international relations.

The statement is ungrounded and has no evidence. Ukraine is a self-sufficient independent state, active on the international arena.

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Reported in: Issue 160
Date: 05.08.2019
Language: Belarus Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Imperialism/colonialism, Abandoned Ukraine, Economic difficulties, Ukrainian statehood
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: RIA Novosti,Sputnik Belarus
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