VoxCheck of the President Speech: Half of the Truth

How much truth, lies and manipulation was in the speech of the President Petro Poroshenko at the press conference and last Friday?

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By: Mariya Repko (Center for economic strategy), Iryna Piontkovska (Center for economic strategy), Oleksandr Zholud (VoxUkraine), Olena Shkarpova (VoxCheck)

 

How much truth, lies and manipulation was in the speech of the President Petro Poroshenko at the press conference and last Friday? VoxCheck and Center for economic strategy examined economic issues in the speech of the head of the state and found two cases of lie, four exaggeration or manipulation and seven truthful statements. Not bad for Ukrainian politicians, but certainly there is room to grow.

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