Disinfo: Russia does not want to participate in the arms race…

Summary

Russia does not want to participate in the arms race imposed by NATO countries.

Disproof

Russia's military expenditure was 5.4% in 2015 (as a percentage of GDP), which is the highest share of its gross national product devoted to military spending since its independence. It is also greater than the US's (3.3% in 2015) or any EU member states'
(bit.ly/1hjX3Ww), .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 26
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 27/04/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: NATO
  • Outlet: izvestia.ru
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Ukraine is part of the “Russian world”

Ukraine is part of the “Russian world”. The West is waging information war against Russia.

Disproof

Ukraine is a sovereign country. // The West responds to Russia's disinformation campaign.