Disinfo: As opposed to the US, Russia’s army is based on…


As opposed to the US, Russia’s army is based on a defensive concept. That’s why it has more tanks and nuclear heads.


Russia's army has been deployed in an offensive capacity in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine


  • Reported in: Issue17
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 21/02/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, US
  • Keywords: Warmongering


Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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