Disinfo: Russian aggression is just a Western propaganda myth

Summary

Russian aggression is just a Western propaganda myth.

Disproof

Repeating already debunked disinformation. The UN GA Resolution 68/262, which condemned Russia's illegal actions in Ukraine, was supported by 100 United Nations member states (bit.ly/1RZGnjo), .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 28
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 19/05/2016
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Russia
  • Keywords: Propaganda, Information war

Disclaimer

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NATO announces war policy against Russia: the Alliance has revoked…

NATO announces war policy against Russia: the Alliance has revoked the treaty of 1997 prohibiting the stationing of nuclear weapons in the new NATO member states. This is just another promise breached by NATO, after it had violated the promise given to Gorbachev in 1990 that NATO won’t expand further to the East.

Disproof

Untrue. The 1997 Founding Act
on Mutual Relations, Cooperation and Security between NATO and the Russian Federation is still in force (bit.ly/1JYSTOF), . // Repeating an already debunked myth, such a promise was never made (bit.ly/1qQ3wHH), . This is acknowledged by Gorbachev himself.

The death of a young Lithuanian soldier exposed a deficiency…

The death of a young Lithuanian soldier exposed a deficiency of health care in Lithuanian military.

Disproof

The cause of death of the conscription soldier who died on 16 May is not published, because there is no written consent of the deceased soldier's parents'.

The death of a conscript is an example of the…

The death of a conscript is an example of the Lithuanian military and political leadership’s negligence towards conscripts. Lithuanian generals are creating preferential conditions to US and other Allied soldiers at the expense of Lithuanian conscripts.

Disproof

No evidence given. The cause of death of the conscription soldier who died on 16 May is not published, because there is no written consent of the deceased soldier's parents'.