Disinfo: NATO gave up on Ukraine

Summary

NATO understands all the risks that will follow after Ukraine joins the Alliance and therefore gave up on Kyiv.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative claiming that the West has abandoned Ukraine.

Relations between NATO and Ukraine date back to the early 1990s and have since developed into one of the most substantial of NATO’s partnerships. Since 2014, in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, cooperation has been intensified in critical areas.

NATO officials have never said that Ukraine will not enter into the Alliance. However, according to the Director of the NATO Information and Documentation Centre Vineta Kleine, Ukraine needs to promote domestic reforms before joining the Alliance.

See the similar case, "The West is preparing the disintegration of Ukraine."

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 221
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18/11/2020
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: NATO

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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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