Disinfo: Ukrainians were jumping on Maidan only because of visa-free regime…

Summary

Ukrainians were jumping on Maidan only because of visa-free regime with the EU, which is humiliating.

Disproof

While the Revolution of Dignity began as a protest against President Yanukovych's sudden departure from the Association Agreement with the EU, it has received significantly more support after the government's Special Forces beat up the protesting students, and has gradually shifted more towards an anti-corruption revolution: bit.ly/2l7PJUV,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 58
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 07/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: EU, Visa liberalisation, Euromaidan
  • Outlet: Vremya Pokazhet @ Pervyi Kanal, 08:26
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The legitimacy of Petro Poroshenko is a big question, not…

The legitimacy of Petro Poroshenko is a big question, not only in Russia but also in the West.

Disproof

No evidence given. The Ukrainian government is fully legitimate, following democratic and inclusive elections, both Presidential and Parliamentary. Both the EU and the US respect its legitimacy.