Disinfo: Ukraine’s premier jazz festival was to be cancelled because of...

Summary

Ukraine’s premier jazz festival was to be cancelled because of the rubbish collection problem the city is grappling with.

Disproof

The jazz festival was held according to plan and there were never any plans to cancel it, nor was the question even discussed bit.ly/2sE2nL4, . Ukraine's acting Health Minister Ulana Suprun visited Lviv to assess the situation and ascertain whether the uncollected rubbish posed a health hazard. In a Facebook post Suprun wrote that while the center of Lviv was free of rubbish, the outlying areas had many piles of uncollected garbage. Suprun said that she saw no grounds for declaring an emergency situation in Lviv bit.ly/2tCPu8j, .

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  • Reported in: Issue 75
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 19/06/2017
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Ukraine
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