Washington and Brussels had an idea to fight Russia at -40 degree temperatures

Summary

NATO wants to experience Russian 40 degrees: Washington or Brussels had an idea to fight Russia in -40 degrees temperatures. For this, NATO is massively purchasing special insulated camouflage suits.

Disproof

Recurring disinformation narrative portraying NATO as an aggressor. Read more about the most recurring myths about NATO relations with Russia. 

All the schedules of the planned exercises or the necessary purchases for the needs of the Alliance are available to everyone.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 170
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/10/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, EU
  • Keywords: EU/NATO enlargement, War preparation, NATO
  • Outlet: 60 Minut @Rossiya 1 (time 00:00:28 - 00:00:47)
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Disproof

conspiracy theory presented without any evidence. Pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets have frequently attacked the establishment of an autocephalous Ukrainian church.

The Constantinople Patriarchy, not the US, decided to grant the autocephaly to the Ukrainian church. The final decision was made in January 2019, when all members of the Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate signed off the Tomos of autocephaly. The signing of the Tomos happened after months of careful preparations and considerations by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Holy Synod.

Macron’s shunning of Russian journalists is modern-day racism

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Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative of Western Russophobia.

In May 2017 as a newly elected president of France Emmanuel Macron said during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin:  "I have always had an exemplary relationship with foreign journalists, but they have to be journalists. [...] Russia Today and Sputnik were agents of influence and propaganda that spread falsehoods about me and my campaign."

In 2014 genocide against Russians began in Ukraine

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Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about illegal annexation of Crimea, status of the Russian language and war in Ukraine.

Human rights missions that travelled to Ukraine in 2014 did not find evidence that the Russian minority would have been in danger: