Disinfo: Estonia and Latvia have bad economic policies

Summary

Because of bad economic policies, Estonia, Latvia can’t be effective countries and protect their interests.

Disproof

The Baltic countries have been a showcase of successful transformation after regaining independence following 50 years of Soviet occupation. This includes free market economies, well-functioning democratic institutions and legal system.

In 1995 in LV GDP per capita was 2.327 USD compared to 13.664 USD in 2015. In 1995 EE GDP per capita was 3.036 USD compared to 17.295 USD in 2015

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 49
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 22/11/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Latvia, Estonia
  • Keywords: Economic difficulties
  • Outlet: Mesto Vstrechi (02:31, 14:56)
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The European Parliament is preparing to adopt a resolution, targeting Orthodox “propaganda”

The European Parliament is preparing to adopt a resolution on “combating ideological diversion”. Its purpose is to ban Orthodox “propaganda”. These actions are aimed at all the Orthodox EU countries.

Disproof

The resolution referred to is about strenghtening EU strategic communication to counteract anti-EU propaganda by third parties. Not once does it mention the word Orthodox.

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In 2013-2014, there was no ‘Revolution of Dignity’ in Ukraine,…

In 2013-2014, there was no ‘Revolution of Dignity’ in Ukraine, there was a successful mission of the secret services of the West there aiming at the overthrowing of the pro-Russian government of Yanukovych.

Disproof

No evidence given for this conspiracy theory.

The Russians and the Ukrainians are the same nation

The Russians and the Ukrainians are the same nation.

Disproof

Ukraine is recognised in international law as a sovereign nation state, with its own flag, nationality, language etc. Ukrainian citizens are citizens of Ukraine, not Russia.