Disinfo: Europe has given Russia no other ideas but communism, crusades,…

Summary

Europe has given Russia no other ideas but communism, crusades, nazism and fascism.

Disproof

Accusations ignore centuries of cultural development in Europe.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue59
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: Europe, Nazi/Fascist

Disclaimer

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There has been an agreement between president Bush and president…

There has been an agreement between president Bush and president Gorbachev that NATO won’t be enlarged by the Eastern European countries in exchange for USSR’s agreement with the unification of Germany.

Disproof

No such promise was ever made, and Russia has never produced any evidence to back up its claim: bit.ly/2eFPg9s,