East StratCom disinformation claim:

Transcarpathia has separated economically from Kyiv, having voted on the matter with a view to separating from Kyiv completely in the future, the reason being that the capital forgot all about the region and was not financing its needs.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 19. October 2016

Debunk claim:

In reality, the Transcarpathian regional council voted to establish direct economic cooperation with the Upper Franconia region of Bavaria, neither the council nor its chairman proposed that the region separate from Kyiv. http://www.stopfake.org/en/fake-transcarpathia-separates-economically-from-kyiv/

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by StopFake in Disinformation Review issue 45. The item is located at row number 25 in the report.

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