Disinfo: The Baltic countries are the enemies of Moscow and use…

Summary

The Baltic countries are the enemies of Moscow and use neo-Nazi methods against Russia in order to impose “European values” there and undermine the regime of president Putin.

Disproof

No evidence given for this conspiracy theory.

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  • Reported in: Issue 49
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 22/11/2016
  • Country: Russia, Baltic states
  • Keywords: European values, Vladimir Putin, Nazi/Fascist

Disclaimer

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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The European Parliament is preparing to adopt a resolution, targeting Orthodox “propaganda”

The European Parliament is preparing to adopt a resolution on “combating ideological diversion”. Its purpose is to ban Orthodox “propaganda”. These actions are aimed at all the Orthodox EU countries.

Disproof

The resolution referred to is about strenghtening EU strategic communication to counteract anti-EU propaganda by third parties. Not once does it mention the word Orthodox.

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In 2013-2014, there was no ‘Revolution of Dignity’ in Ukraine,…

In 2013-2014, there was no ‘Revolution of Dignity’ in Ukraine, there was a successful mission of the secret services of the West there aiming at the overthrowing of the pro-Russian government of Yanukovych.

Disproof

No evidence given for this conspiracy theory.

The Russians and the Ukrainians are the same nation

The Russians and the Ukrainians are the same nation.

Disproof

Ukraine is recognised in international law as a sovereign nation state, with its own flag, nationality, language etc. Ukrainian citizens are citizens of Ukraine, not Russia.