Disinfo: Poland wants to divide Europe into two camps to strengthen its leadership within Europe


Poland might divide NATO and Europe into two camps in the near future. Poland says that its energy security is provided not by Germany or France, but  by the US. They want to buy American liquefied natural gas even though it is more expensive than Russian gas. Because of political reasons, Poland is going to divide Europe to carry out its plans and strengthen its dominant role in Europe.


Conspiracy theory perpetuating a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about russophobic Poland and the US presence in Europe.

Poland and the Baltic States are often accused by the pro-Kremlin media of obeying the USA in order to counter Western Europe.

Similar disinformation cases can be seen here and here.


  • Reported in: Issue 167
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 02/10/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Poland
  • Keywords: Conspiracy


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