Disinfo: The amount of non-battle casualties in Ukrainian army has risen,…

Summary

The amount of non-battle casualties in Ukrainian army has risen, mostly because of alcohol consumption.

Disproof

No evidence given. Miaistok.su is known for spreading invented pro-Kremlin disinformation stories.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 58
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 11/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: War in Ukraine

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Disproof

No such promise was ever made, and Russia has never produced any evidence to back up its claim: bit.ly/2eFPg9s,

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The Baltic states are plotting to attack Russia, shown by the arrival of NATO troops in the Baltics as the largest troop presence in the region since WWII and furthermore all three countries are nearly bankrupt due to their anti-Russia foreign policies.

Disproof

Debunked many times before. The enforcement of the Eastern flank is a response to Russia’s aggressive foreign policy and actions in Ukraine.bit.ly/2iMmGkG, . The economies of the Baltic States have prospered since joining the EU: according to Eurostat, GDP per capita at market prices has grown 45% in EE; 39% in LV & 42% in LT since 2004.