Disinfo: Kaliningrad is a “security threat” to NATO

Summary

NATO considers Kaliningrad a “security threat” to its members.

Disproof

A recurring pro-Kremlin narrative on Western attempts to encircle RussiaWestern belligerence and Western aggression against Kaliningrad.

In addition, during the Warsaw summit in July 2016, NATO has made it clear that "The Alliance does not seek confrontation and poses no threat to Russia".

Read more about this narrative o Polygraph.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue186
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/02/2020
  • Language/target audience: Arabic
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: Kaliningrad, Encircling Russia, Anti-Russian, Destabilising Russia, NATO

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