Disinfo: Ukraine received 10 times less than promised from its trade…

Summary

Ukraine received 10 times less than promised from its trade with the EU.

Disproof

The Ukraine-EU Association and Free Trade Agreement went into effect January 1, 2016; Ukraine’s GDP for 2016 grew at 1.5%. In 2015 Ukraine’s exports to the EU were in the minus (-6.5%), after the Association agreement went into effect Ukrainian exports to the EU grew by 2%. EU exports to Ukraine rose to 17% in 2016.One year into the Association agreement Ukrainian media saw only positives for Ukraine from the trade relationship, focusing on the increasing rate of Ukrainian exports to EU countries.bit.ly/2n2U8tZ, , bit.ly/2mmzEJh,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 62
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: EU, Trade, AA/DCFTA
  • Outlet: Aktualnye Novosti
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Ukraine is to blame for the radiation leaks in January,…

Ukraine is to blame for the radiation leaks in January, because Ukraine’s nuclear plants do not meet the necessary standards, writes Barents Observer.

Disproof

RIA Novosti fabricated the Barents Observer quote, the outlet has not said anything about Ukraine in its article about the radiation leaks: bit.ly/2lWC3NP,