A member of the East Stratcom Task Force participated in…

Summary

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.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 34
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 08/07/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, EU, US
  • Keywords: US presence in Europe, NATO
  • Outlet: vesti.ru
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The Germans have destroyed five thousand years of Russian history,…

The Germans have destroyed five
thousand years of Russian history, as
they exchanged Russian Tsar Peter the
Great for a different person, who then
changed the calendar.

Disproof

Groundless conspiracy theory
contradicting historical facts. The report
talks about calendar reform adopted by
Peter the Great with the reckoning of
the Christian era.

Terrible testimony, huge danger: According to a Czech secret agent,…

Terrible testimony, huge danger: According to a Czech secret agent, a terrorist attack will be committed soon in Czech Republic.

Disproof

The agent clearly says that there has been no real threat of terrorist attack in Czechia so far. What the agent mentions as a danger of terrorist attack in the future is potentially violent rivalry in Czech Muslim community, that might lead to collateral deaths. He also mentions that such attacks should not be comparable to those in Paris or Brussels in their scale: bit.ly/29SMtqI,