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Ukraine is a nest of neo-Nazis due to the Orange Revolutions supported by the US and George Soros.

Summary of Disinformation

Ukraine is a nest of neo-Nazis due to the Orange Revolutions supported by the US and George Soros.

Disproof

Reoccuring disinformation with no evidence given. Democratic and inclusive Presidential elections were held on 25 May 2014. This was reconfirmed by the parliamentary elections of 26 October 2014, where parties devoted to democratic values received the broad majority of votes. The far-right Right Sector (often depicted as "fascists" by pro-Kremlin outlets) gained only 1,8% of the votes, far short of the threshold needed to enter the parliament. Ukraine's electorate clearly voted for unity and moderation, not separatism or extremism, and the composition of the parliament reflects that (http://bit.ly/1Tdu8Qw) Repeating already debunked disinformation. The spontaneous onset of the Euromaidan protests was a reaction of large parts of the Ukrainian population to the Yanukovych government’s sudden departure from the Association Agreement with the European Union in November 2013.

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Reported in: Issue 75
Date: 29.06.2017
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: Ukraine, US
Reported by: East Stratcom Network
Keywords: Colour revolutions, George Soros, Nazi/Fascist
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: ruspravda.info
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