Disinfo: In the relations between Ukraine and the EU there is...

Summary

In the relations between Ukraine and the EU there is already the beginning of a crisis, which was visible in the recent Ukraine-EU summit.

Disproof

No evidence given. President Tusk stated that this summit is a good moment to celebrate the strong and deepening friendship between the European Union and Ukraine.The EU has finalised the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. It will enter into force on the 1st of September. The provisional application of the trade part that entered into force last year has already increased trade by 25%. The fully ratified Agreement will allow to further strengthen cooperation and to deepen political association and economic integration. One month ago Ukrainian citizens were given the opportunity for the first time to travel to the European Union without a visa. bit.ly/2t7nruK,

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  • Reported in: Issue 77
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14/07/2017
  • Outlet language(s) Spanish, Castilian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Ukraine
  • Keywords: European Union, War in Ukraine
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If Moldova enters the EU, it will break up as...

If Moldova enters the EU, it will break up as a country and some parts of it will be annexed by Romania.

Disproof

No evidence given. Nothing similar has so far happened to any member state of the European Union.

The Czech Parliament approved sending soldiers to support Germany's operation Barbarossa in the Baltics

The Czech Parliament has approved sending 300 soldiers to support the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence in the Baltic states, where the German-led batallion in Lithuania is comparable to operation Barbarossa. It is the first step towards nuclear war with Russia.

Disproof

No evidence given. The Enhanced Forward Presence is a component of NATO’s strengthened deterrence and defence posture through military presence in the eastern and south-eastern parts of Alliance territory bit.ly/2fZjTZ6, . Disinformation about NATO excersises has been a recurring theme during the course of 2017 bit.ly/2qi4cA4, , bit.ly/2tifSFs, .

NATO implements its project of training the Ukrainian army to...

NATO implements its project of training the Ukrainian army to create a conflict between Moscow and Kyiv. Russia has tried to stay out of the conflict in Ukraine, but external actors try to involve them.

Disproof

No evidence given. It is not NATO that has created the existing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, it started by Russia illegaly annexing the Ukranian peninsula Crimea bit.ly/2tlA8lj, . The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has stated that “the information available suggests that the situation within the territory of Crimea and Sevastopol amounts to an international armed conflict between Ukraine and the Russian Federation. This international armed conflict began at the latest on 26 February when the Russian Federation deployed members of its armed forces to gain control over parts of the Ukrainian territory without the consent of the Ukrainian Government https://www.icc-cpi.int/iccdocs/otp/161114-otp-rep-PE_ENG.pdf.