Disinfo: Czech readers are outraged by the mainstream media, who blame...

Summary

Czech readers are outraged by the mainstream media, who blame Russia for its anti-Turkish hysteria.

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Selectively chosen comments expressing pro-Kremlin position, presented as general opinion of Czech and Slovak readers.

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  • Reported in: Issue 7
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 04/12/2015
  • Outlet language(s) Czech
  • Country: Turkey, Czech Republic, Russia
  • Keywords: Information war
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This Week's Trend: Turkish President Erdoğan and his family supports...

This Week’s Trend: Turkish President Erdoğan and his family supports Islamic State with $ 2 billion on a yearly basis by buying oil produced by the IS.

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Russia cites ‘fake’ FSA (Free Syrian army) general. In an interview with Russian news website Sputnik, a Syrian man named Hosam Alawak claimed to be a FSA brigadier in possession of contracts proving the Turkish government had purchased oil from the IS. In fact, Alawak turned out to be a man residing in Egypt without any relation to FSA: bit.ly/1Tlr9aw,

The European governments along with the United States deceived the...

The European governments along with the United States deceived the former USSR in the Charter of Paris for a New Europe signed in 1990 to end the Cold War. Instead, the EU and NATO seized the opportunity to “take hold” of Europe excluding Russia from further international cooperation, stated Konstantin Kosachev MP and Head of the Federal Agency for the CIS Affairs.

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The Charter of Paris for a New Europe was established on the foundation of the Helsinki Accords, and was further amended in the 1999 Charter for European Security. Together, these documents form the agreed basis for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe of which Russia (and the former USSR) has become a member: www.osce.org/mc/39516,