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Europe will annex the Eastern Partnership countries and disintegration of Russia will begin

Summary of Disinformation

For Western Europe, the territory to the East is an annex of resources. The Europeans will not tolerate any sovereign state or territorial entity that does not feel itself an attachment to their interests. They declare a zone of their interests – this is a normal strategy – those countries, through which the oil and gas pipelines, that are feeding and supplying Europe, pass today. Now they will annex these countries under false humanitarian values and slogans.Then the disintegration of Russia will begin.

 

Disproof

No evidence given. The EU hasn’t ever had any plan of dismantling Russia or seizing the natural resources or territory of the former USSR. The Treaty on the European Union states that any European country may apply for membership if it respects the democratic values of the EU and is committed to promoting them.

The Eastern Partnership initiative is not an EU accession process. Each country is free to choose the level of ambition and the goals to which it aspires in its relations with the European Union. Further debunking here. Worth mentioning is that the only country seizing territories illegally from an Eastern Partnership country; Ukraine, is Russia https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage_en/22959/The%20EU%20non-recognition%20policy%20for%20Crimea%20and%20Sevastopol:%20Fact%20Sheet.

 

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Reported in: Issue 89
Date: 24.11.2017
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: Kazakhstan, Europe, CIS, Russia, EU
Reported by: Pavel Spirin, former journalist
Keywords: Central Asia, Eastern Partnership, Sphere of influence, EU/NATO enlargement, EU, Natural resources, Destabilising Russia
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya pokazhet @Pervyi kanal, 28:21
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