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Ukrainians never protest against their government, because they are afraid of the Ukrainian authorities

Summary of Disinformation

The question ‘Why do Ukrainians not go out on the streets with stones?’ is naive. There is a simple, very human, everyday and sad answer: they are afraid. Because the current authorities with the support of 8%  have made people very afraid of going out on the streets.

Disproof

No evidence given. See examples of recent street protests: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-17/ukraine-protesters-seek-poroshenko-s-removal-at-kiev-rally

The disinformation is based on misleading polling data by the Ukrainian TV channel "News One" that has been criticized by Ukrainians for its pro-Kremlin stances. Polls conducted by the media reflect the opinion of the audience of these media, and not the entire society. See also a list of other polls conducted: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opinion_polling_for_the_Ukrainian_presidential_election,_2019

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Reported in: Issue 92
Date: 11.12.2017
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: Ukraine
Reported by: Pavel Spirin, former journalist
Keywords: State oppression
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya pokazhet @Pervyi kanal, 35:06
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