Disinfo: Danish media are scared of new Russian missiles

Summary

Danish media are scared of new Russian missiles.

Disproof

The BaltNews article mentions only one Danish media outlet, not multiple. The outlet based its article on a story from Sputnik (bit.ly/2c7a3RO), - which is a channel notoriously known for spreading pro-Kremlin disinformation.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 38
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 30/08/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Denmark, Russia
  • Keywords: Media
  • Outlet: baltnews.lv
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