Disinfo: Russians in Estonia have no one to elect as parties don’t offer withdrawal from NATO

Summary
In the upcoming parliamentary elections, Russians in Estonia have nobody to elect since no party offers withdrawal from NATO.
Disproof

According to the latest poll, 44% of Russians living in Estonia are in favour of NATO membership, while 38% are against and 18% have no opinion on the matter.

 

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 137
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/02/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Estonia
  • Keywords: NATO

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Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Disproof

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