East StratCom disinformation claim:

Crimean budget revenue has doubled since Russia annexed it.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 22. February 2017

Debunk claim:

According to Federal Service of State Statistics in Crimea, in 2015 67% of Crimea’s income came from subsidies from the central government, compared to 50% 2013 when Crimea was part of Ukraine, according to a Radio Svoboda analyst.http://euromaidanpress.com/2016/05/17/crimeas-economy-when-russias-words-and-figures-dont-meet/#arvlbdata

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) within framework of the Centre for International Relations‘ project co-financed by the Visegrad Fund in Disinformation Review issue 60. The item is located at row number 17 in the report.

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