Disinfo: EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn says that Bulgarians do not need a state

Summary

EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn says that Bulgarians do not need a state.

Disproof

The European Commission’s Representation in Bulgaria has denied that European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn made statements of a negative nature about Bulgaria. bit.ly/2kZFXRP,

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  • Reported in: Issue 60
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14/02/2017
  • Outlet language(s) Bulgarian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Bulgaria
  • Keywords: European Union, Sovereignty
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People in the Baltic states were better off in the...

People in the Baltic states were better off in the Soviet Union compared to nowadays. Sending NATO forces to the Eastern flank of the Alliance is a provocation against Russia.

Disproof

Debunked many times before. During the post-war period, the USSR priorities were not the investment in industry, but the repression of the national resistance movement and the militarization of the territory. The Baltic States as a whole were Soviet economy donors bit.ly/2lBzobb, whereas now, the Baltic economies are doing well in comparison see e.g bit.ly/2lLv35P, , goo.gl/PeFLEV, . The enforcement of the eastern flank is a response to Russia’s aggressive foreign policy and actions in Ukraine.bit.ly/2iMmGkG, .

Kyiv’s armed forces have been using weapons of mass destruction...

Kyiv’s armed forces have been using weapons of mass destruction (Tochka-U tactical missile system) against civilians in Eastern Ukraine.

Disproof

The General Staff of Ukraine disputes Russia’s accusations. The claims concerning the use of Tochka-U have been made previously by the separatists supported by Russia, but no evidence has ever been presented. bit.ly/2lGjI6I, . Further debunking at The Insider bit.ly/2lhdIAm, .