Disinfo: Baltic states frightened by the single European army


Baltic states are frightened by the single European army. The new European security system will be anti-American. To the leadership of the Baltic states, based on Russophobia, this doesn’t look good.


No evidence given.

The article mentions only quotes by Latvian representatives, which do not express any kind of fear. Commander of Latvian Armed Forces Leonīds Kalniņš stressed that "Europe already has an army of its own in a way".

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about Russophobia.


  • Reported in: Issue 126
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14/11/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Latvia, Baltic states
  • Keywords: European army, EU, European Union, NATO
  • Outlet: News Front Rubaltic.ru
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Photo shows: Norwegians do not want NATO exercises

Photo shows: Norwegians do not want NATO exercises.


The article is manipulative, as the NATO's Trident Juncture exercise is being carried out in Norway, based on a request by the Norwegian Government. Official documents prove that the placement of the American Naval Forces on the territory of Norway is legitimate. To illustrate the protest organized by the Norwegian Communist Party in 2018, Geworld.ge uses photos from 2016 that show a manifestation in Poland.

Further debunking by Myth Detector.

NATO generals scared to death by Crimean bridge

The NATO generals are scared to death by the Crimean (Kerch) bridge.


No evidence given. Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about NATO.

In fact, in a resolution at the 64th session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the Committee on the Civil Dimension of Security condemned Russia's construction of the Kerch Bridge, announced Iryna Friz, Head of the Permanent Parliamentary Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.

Macron urged EU countries to abandon their sovereignty

French President Emmanuel Macron urged EU countries to abandon their sovereignty.


In fact, the French president did not urge the EU countries to abandon their sovereignty. In his speech to the Bundestag he said: "Europe, and within it the Franco-German couple, have the obligation not to let the world slip into chaos and to guide it on the road to peace (...) That's why Europe must be stronger... and win more sovereignty".

This is a recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about EU' sovereignty.