Disinfo: Nazism thrives in Lithuania, where the rights of Russian speakers…

Summary

Nazism thrives in Lithuania, where the rights of Russian speakers are continuously violated.

Disproof

One of the criteria the European Council set out for EU membership at the Copenhagen Summit in 1993 was "that the candidate country has achieved stability of institutions guaranteeing democracy, the rule of law, human rights, and the respect for and protection of minorities". Before joining the EU, Lithuania was subjected to intensive scrutiny by the EU institutions aiming to ensure the rights of the Russian minority (bit.ly/1SKeBvX), .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue26
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/04/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Lithuania
  • Keywords: Ethnic Russians, Nazi/Fascist

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