Disinfo: Ukrainians were established as a nation thanks to the genocide…

Summary

Ukrainians were established as a nation thanks to the genocide of Russians in Talerhof and Terezín concentration camps.

Disproof

Ukrainians as a nation existed at least since the Ukrainian National Revival in the mid 18th century.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue37
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 20/08/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Genocide

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Only 60 per cent of Ukrainians consider themselves citizens of…

Only 60 per cent of Ukrainians consider themselves citizens of their country.

Disproof

The poll’s aim was to determine what Ukrainians primarily identify with, their country, cities and regions they reside in, ethnic communities, the former USSR, Europe or the world. While 60% of respondents identify with being citizens of Ukraine, 22% identify with their city or region: bit.ly/2bJ1PNM,