Ukraine massively reduces the number of Russian-language schools and the…

Summary

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, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 67
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/04/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Russian language, State oppression
  • Outlet: ‘Vremya pokazhet’ @Pervyi kanal’ (15:50)
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US President Donald Trump accused Ukraine of waging genocide against…

US President Donald Trump accused Ukraine of waging genocide against its own people, as reported by CNN radio.

Disproof

CNN did not run such a report anywhere, neither on radio, nor television, or their website. Furthermore, no other US media reported on such a statement by the US President. According to StopFake, pro-Kremlin outlets reported a similar story in 2015 in which President Obama seemingly also accused Ukraine of genocide against its own people, also that time giving CNN as the source bit.ly/2oD3mt0, .

The US and the UK have blamed Russia for using…

The US and the UK have blamed Russia for using chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib // Simultaneously, the US started a mission to destroy the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un by moving a strike group of the US Navy towards the Korean Peninsula.

Disproof

No evidence given. The US and the UK, among others, have said the Assad regime, which Russia supports, is to blame for the attack with chemical weapons in Idlib bbc.in/2nWcGtg, . // The US strike group is, according to U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, routine cnn.it/2omgVx4, .