Tag "Ukrainian"

Fake: Merkel to Help Kyiv Liquidate Ukrainian Cities

Russian propagandist publication Ukraina.ru claims that under the approval of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Ukrainian government intends to eliminate coal mines, the only source of income in 65 Ukrainian cities. Such news could really be very frightening for the residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, where mines are the only source of subsistence. The claim however is completely false. There are no plans to close down coal mines in

Fake: Ukrainian Are the Only Ones in the World who Pay a Murder Tax

Ukraine introduced a war tax in 2015. Is there still a country in the world where people pay for the killing of their own people, ask several Facebook trolls.  Russia’s Federal News Agency meanwhile claims that there is no such thing as a war tax in Ukraine but the government is indeed poised to enact such a tax. Both claims are false, military fees or war taxes are a widespread

Fake: Ukrainian Businesses Planning Mass Redundancies

Pro-Kremlin media announced last week that according to Ukraine’s National bank 20% of Ukrainian businesses will be laying off employees in the very near future. Although the source for this claim is Ukraine’s National Bank, it is not a National Bank analysis or a forecast; it is simply the result of a poll that the Bank conducts on a monthly basis among business leaders and managers. The poll is a

Fake: Majority of Orthodox World Refuses to Recognize new Ukrainian Orthodox Church

The Russian Orthodox Church has declared that world Orthodoxy does not recognize Ukraine’s Tomos of Autocephaly (decree of independence) and the new Orthodox Church in Ukraine. Hennadiy Shkil, a Moscow Patriarchate orthodox priest from the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson, declared the same and used his Facebook page to present dubious statistics to support his claim.   Father Shkil presents a list of churches, faithful and bishops that he says

Fake: Ukrainian Food Prices Nearly Equal EU Levels

Pro-Kremlin site Ukraina.ru published an article this week claiming that food prices in Ukraine have grown to equal those of Europe. This claim is based on a Facebook post by former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, who served under ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. Azarov’s claim meanwhile is based on RIA Novosti’s data presented in an attractive but questionable infographic. RIA Novosti’s data is not sourced, it is not clear where

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