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Ukraine massively reduces the number of Russian-language schools and the authorities in Kyiv exert an ‘insane pressure’ on families who are trying to enrol their children in these schools.

Summary of Disinformation

Ukraine massively reduces the number of Russian-language schools and the authorities in Kyiv exert an ‘insane pressure’ on families who are trying to enrol their children in these schools.

Disproof

No evidence given. It is an often repreated disinformation by pro-Kremlin outlets that Russian is forbidden in Ukraine. According to the Council of Europe, "In respect of the Russian language, most undertakings chosen by Ukraine under the European Charter for regional or minority languages were fulfilled or partly fulfilled." bit.ly/2en7tsa.

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Reported in: Issue 67
Date: 10.04.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Russian language, State oppression
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: ‘Vremya pokazhet’ @Pervyi kanal’ (15:50)
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