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


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.


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.


  • Reported in: Issue 140
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 11/03/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Sweden
  • Keywords: EU/NATO enlargement
  • Outlet: Regnum News Agency 60 Minut @ Rossiya 1 (03.30 - 04.20)
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