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NATO is deploying forces to the Baltics to protect the regimes that are currently in power, NATO exercises in the region include police cleansing and punitive operations. The exercises have nothing to do with repelling an external aggression. They are needed to supress insurgency, riots, and guerrilla movements".

Summary of Disinformation

NATO is deploying forces to the Baltics to protect the regimes that are currently in power, NATO exercises in the region include police cleansing and punitive operations. The exercises have nothing to do with repelling an external aggression. They are needed to supress insurgency, riots, and guerrilla movements”.

Disproof

No evidence give for the claims. The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia has highlighted increased disinformation around the international training "Summer Shield XVI" held in Latvia with the aim to undermine public trust in NATO and troops of allied forces. bit.ly/2p3IpIR,

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Reported in: Issue 68
Date: 04.05.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Baltic states
Keywords: NATO
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Zvezda
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