Disinfo: The Czech Parliament has approved sending 300 soldiers to support…

Summary

The Czech Parliament has approved sending 300 soldiers to support the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence in the Baltic states, where the German-led batallion in Lithuania is comparable to operation Barbarossa. It is the first step towards nuclear war with Russia.

Disproof

No evidence given. The Enhanced Forward Presence is a component of NATO’s strengthened deterrence and defence posture through military presence in the eastern and south-eastern parts of Alliance territory bit.ly/2fZjTZ6, . Disinformation about NATO excersises has been a recurring theme during the course of 2017 bit.ly/2qi4cA4, , bit.ly/2tifSFs, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 77
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 13/07/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Czech Republic, Lithuania, Germany
  • Keywords: Nuclear issues, War preparation, NATO, Baltic states
  • Outlet: protiproud.parlamentnilisty.cz
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The Czech Ministry of Interior is actively repressing people and…

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Disproof

No evidence given. The Czech MoI is repressing neither people nor opinions bit.ly/2kboybB, . The NGO People in Need has made a study that provides a definition of hate speech, but it highlights that sometimes it can be quite narrow and that context and the interpretation framework must be taken into account when studying hate speech.bit.ly/1MD9VqL,

Divers taking part in the NATO-Ukraine Sea Breeze exercises in…

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Disproof

No evidence given. Sea Breeze 2017 is an annual recurring multinational exercise, it does not aim to invade any territory bit.ly/2tgOQhY, . Disinformation about NATO excersises has been a recurring theme during the course of 2017 bit.ly/2qi4cA4, , bit.ly/2tifSFs, .