DISINFO: German and French military cooperation creates contours for the 4th Reich
Military Conspiracy theory Nazi/Fascist

DISINFO: German and French military cooperation creates contours for the 4th Reich


In the last years, French and German military-industrial complexes have been increasingly integrated. The two countries are working on joint manufacturing projects for armoured vehicles, artillery, military aircraft, and naval shipyards. Hence, the contours of European 4th Reich are outlined. A new kind of Germany can organize a new Drang nach Osten. Russia has to be ready for the creation of 4th European Reich.


This message is consistent with a recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about the Nazi-like West and aggressive anti-Russian West. The Nazi ideology and present-time Germany, France, and the EU are based on opposite values ​​and principles. Read more here. In 2012, the EU was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for advancing the causes of peace, reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe. Pro-Kremlin media often use the accusation of Nazism as explained in our past analysis Nazi east, Nazi west, Nazi over the cuckoo's nest. See earlier disinformation cases alleging that the present ruling elites of the West follow many concepts of Nazi Germany, the US is like 4th Reich, and that the West has aggressive intentions against Russia and its allies just as in the late 1930s.


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