Disinfo: American soldiers are bringing drugs to Poland, drinking alcohol in...

Summary

American soldiers are bringing drugs to Poland, drinking alcohol in Polish cities and causing public scandals. American soldiers may do whatever they want because they cannot be punished according to Polish law.

Disproof

No evidence given. American armored brigades stationed in Poland are subject, in accordance with NATO's rules, to the Polish jurisdiction. In the case of criminal liability, the jurisdiction of Polish courts apply.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 70
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 11/05/2017
  • Outlet language(s) Polish
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Poland, US
  • Keywords: Military, Drugs
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Nazism is taking revenge in Ukraine and Russia is the...

Nazism is taking revenge in Ukraine and Russia is the main target of it.

Disproof

Often repeated disinformation, no evidence given. The total number of members of radical groups in Ukraine, e.g. the ‘Right Sector’, never amounted to more than a few hundred to a maximum of a thousand people bit.ly/1Tl9X7W, . The 2014 presidential election in Ukraine was a genuine election largely in line with international commitments and respecting fundamental freedoms, despite the hostile security environment in two eastern regions bit.ly/1hqcDuR, . Similarly, Ukraine’s local elections in October 2015 generally showed respect for the democratic process bit.ly/1VUL9V,