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During World War II, most of the Baltic Forest Brothers were members of Waffen-SS. They are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Jews. They are responsible for killing 80 % of the Jewish population in Baltic states.

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During World War II, most of the Baltic Forest Brothers were members of Waffen-SS. They are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Jews. They are responsible for killing 80 % of the Jewish population in Baltic states.

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No evidence given. Forest Brothers were Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian partisans who fought against Soviet rule during the Soviet invasion and occupation during and after the World War II. In the early 1950's, the Soviet forces had eradicated most of the partisan resistance in the Baltic States. Soviet authorities offered Forest Brothers an amnesty after Joseph Stalin's death in 1953. Further reading on the Forest Brothers: bit.ly/2vC2qZW, , bit.ly/2tGyRVI,

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Reported in: Issue 77
Date: 16.07.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania
Keywords: Jews, WWII, NATO, Baltic states
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vesti nedeli @ Rossiya 1
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