Since her return in Ukraine, Nadiya Savchenko has given many interviews to both Ukrainian and international media. Yet she did not give meaningful speeches, with enough facts, and we could not apply VoxCheck to her. She mostly focused on expressing her attitude to various events. The press conference she gave on the 2nd of August became the first opportunity for VoxCheck. We have checked seven quotes by Savchenko and analyzed ten statements. Seven proved to be mistaken or manipulative and only three were correct.
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