East StratCom disinformation claim:

Ukrainian Prime Minster Arseniy Yatseniuk sold his business and real estate holdings, fled Ukraine and is living in the US with his family.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 28. November 2016

Debunk claim:

Yatseniuk’s official site states that on November 29 he was in Brussels where he delivered a speech to the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee. Yatseniuk also spoke at a conference “War in eastern Ukraine: military conflict, diplomacy and humanitarian crisis” that same day. According to Yatseniuk’s site, the former Prime Minister had several high profile meetings in Europe in November, all of which were featured in various postings on Facebook and Twitter. http://www.stopfake.org/en/fake-former-ukrainian-pm-yatseniuk-flees-ukraine/

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by StopFake in Disinformation Review issue 50. The item is located at row number 27 in the report.

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