The Baltic states are political puppets of the US and…

Summary

The Baltic states are political puppets of the US and NATO and are run by idiots.

Disproof

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania declared their independence after 45 years of Soviet occupation. They have preserved their independence and sovereignty ever since.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 25
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/04/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Baltic states, US
  • Keywords: Puppets, NATO
  • Outlet: eadaily.com
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US military buildup in Europe damages EU-Russia relations

US military buildup in Europe damages EU-Russia relations.

Disproof

The Russian Federation’s violation of international law with the illegal annexation of Crimea and the destabilisation of Ukraine damages EU-Russia relations. As Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union, stressed on 14 March 2016, the full implementation of the Minsk agreements is a key element for any substantial change in EU-Russia relations (bit.ly/1QZRbOC), .

NATO deployed forces in Eastern Europe in order to prepare…

NATO deployed forces in Eastern Europe in order to prepare for war with Russia.

Disproof

No evidence given. Since the end of the Cold War, NATO reached out to Russia with a series of partnership initiatives, culminating in the foundation of the NATO-Russia Council in 2002. No other country has such a privileged relationship with NATO. As stated by NATO heads of state and government at the Wales Summit in September 2014, "the Alliance does not seek confrontation and poses no threat to Russia. But we cannot and will not compromise on the principles on which our Alliance and security in Europe and North America rest" (bit.ly/1RZsFzv), .