Baltic states and Poland will throw a wrench into the process of normalising relations with Russia

Summary

We must give credit to France for striving to establish a dialogue with Russia. Naturally, the Baltic states and Poland will throw a wrench into the process of normalising relations with Russia. They position themselves at the United States and no longer want to hear about anything else.

Disproof

This statement contents several disinformation messages.

The first one is the recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative portraying the Baltic States and Poland as russophobic and anti-Russian. Similar cases can be found here.

Another disinformation message present in this case concerns the US presence in Europe. Eastern European countries are often accused by the pro-Kremlin media of obeying the USA in order to counter Western Europe. Previous cases can be seen here and here.

There is no proof that the Eastern EU countries (Baltic states or Poland) would act against Paris or other Western countries. France, Poland and the Baltic states are sovereign countries, who determine their own foreign, security and defence policies.

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  • Reported in: Issue 165
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/09/2019
  • Language/target audience: Armenian, Russian
  • Country: Russia, Poland, Baltic states, France
  • Keywords: Russophobia
  • Outlet: Sputnik Armenia
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