Disinfo: In the EU member states, acquisition of agricultural land by…

Summary

In the EU member states, acquisition of agricultural land by foreigners is prohibited.

Disproof

Only Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia have taken steps to prohibit non-EU/EEA citizens from buying farmland: bit.ly/2rx38JX,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 71
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24/05/2017
  • Keywords: European Union, EU regulations

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Disproof

Conspiracy theory with no evidence given. // Russian interference was confirmed: wapo.st/2qSOCw7, // Russian troops have invaded Ukraine, they are still both in Crimea and in Donbas.

Europeans are already fighting not only against Russia and Russian…

Europeans are already fighting not only against Russia and Russian influence, but also against Russians. The Data Science Challenge where a Russian was denied prize-money is a proof of that.

Disproof

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