Disinfo: The economies of the Baltic states have collapsed

Summary

The economies of the Baltic states have collapsed.

Disproof

The Baltic countries have been a showcase of successful transformation after regaining independence following 50 years of Soviet occupation. This includes free market economies, well-functioning democratic institutions and legal system. More details here and here.

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  • Reported in: Issue 47
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 05/11/2016
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Country: Baltic states
  • Keywords: Economic difficulties
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OSCE in September repeated there is no evidence of Russian...

OSCE in September repeated there is no evidence of Russian troops and technique in Ukraine. NATO, Pentagon and the US State Department also say there is no evidence.

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In fact, OSCE Secretary General said in September: "According to our observers, there are no troops, but we see the presence of military equipment from outside. Also we see a large presence of equipment and fuel, it also came from somewhere. In addition, there are foreign officers." bit.ly/2eMsnOl, // NATO talked about Russian troops in Ukraine already in 2014: bbc.in/1EtoMtS, // The US also confirmed the Russian troops in Ukraine: bit.ly/2fIQ5jF, // President Putin himself confirmed the presence of Russian military units in the country in December 2015 bit.ly/1S1YCdq, and in October 2016 bit.ly/2exc9NR,