Disinfo: Western Ukrainians do not know Ukrainian language at all

Summary

Western Ukrainians do not know Ukrainian language at all.

Disproof

Russian federal news agency twisted the results of university entrance tests. The talk is about two smaller regions that do not represent the whole West of Ukraine; plus these two regions have a strong non-Ukrainian minority: bit.ly/2bRDKra,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 38
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/08/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Ukrainian statehood
  • Outlet: riafan.ru
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