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A Swedish film about an attack from Russia prepares the Swedes for joining NATO

Summary of Disinformation

In Sweden, a film about a Russian military attack on the country has premiered. A film like that has only one objective: to scare the Swedes and convince them that Russia is a monster, prepared to use chemical and biological weapons. Swedes are supposed to feel the threat from Russia. All this is to prepare the Swedes for a NATO membership.


Regnum News Agency, russia.tv/video/show/brand_id/60851/episode_id/2142191/video_id/2154850/viewtype/picture/
Regnum News Agency, web.archive.org/web/20190312161637/https://russia.tv/video/show/brand_id/60851/episode_id/2142191/video_id/2154850/viewtype/picture/
Disproof

Sweden is maintaining a policy of non-alignment and has no plans to join the NATO.

The film, Den blomstertid nu kommer, is a thriller about an attack from an unknown enemy force. The film never mentions any country as an aggressor.

See here for another disinformation case on Sweden and NATO.

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Reported in: Issue 140
Date: 11.03.2019
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, Sweden
Keywords: EU/NATO enlargement
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Regnum News Agency 60 Minut @ Rossiya 1 (03.30 - 04.20)
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