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A member of the East Stratcom Task Force participated in a recent summer school for young people outside St. Petersburg which concluded that "The European Union can only be Russia's economic and military-political opponent, and major decisions will be taken not by EU member-states' government, but by the US and NATO."

Summary of Disinformation

A member of the East Stratcom Task Force participated in a recent summer school for young people outside St. Petersburg which concluded that “The European Union can only be Russia’s economic and military-political opponent, and major decisions will be taken not by EU member-states’ government, but by the US and NATO.”

Disproof

No member of the East Stratcom team participated in such an event, and the statement quoted in the news story cannot and should not be attributed to the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Reported in: Issue 34
Date: 08.07.2016
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, EU, US
Keywords: US presence in Europe, NATO
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: vesti.ru
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