Viktor Yushchenko was poisoned by cosmetic procedures, other allegations are provocation by Ukraine

Summary

Since the Orange Revolution, Ukraine has been creating provocations against Russia, eg the poisoning of the third president of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko was part of these provocations. In reality, Yushchenko was poisoned by cosmetic procedures.

Disproof

In 2009 the leading medical journal - The Lancet published a scientific paper by Swiss and Ukrainian researchers. According to this research, TTCD dioxin levels in Yushchenko`s blood were more than 50,000 times higher than normal. Also, the same research claims: “The dioxin used to poison Yushchenko could have been produced in numerous laboratories because it was a purified version that has no natural source”. www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673609609120/abstract,

Background

On September 6, 2004, after attending a dinner, Yushchenko fell gravely ill. Food poisoning was the first diagnosis made by Ukrainian doctors. But Yushchenko's health failed to improve, he suffered from chloracne, his face disfigured and he was barely able to walk and speak. On September 1, 2004 he was sent to Vienna's Rudolfinerhaus Clinic. Austrian doctors diagnosed his illness as acute pancreatitis due to a serious viral infection and chemical substances that are not normally found in food products. Test on dioxin showed that Yushchenko`s illness was caused by the high concentrations of dioxin is his blood, most likely orally administered.

Further debunking by Myth Detectors mythdetector.ge/en/myth/kiselyov-s-disinformation-yushchenko-was-poisoned-cosmetic-procedures,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 113
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/06/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Chemical weapons/attack, Provocation, Colour revolutions
  • Outlet: Vesti Nedeli @Rossiya 1 (1:40:00)
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