Disinfo: The migration crisis diverts attention from “American invasion” of the…


The migration crisis diverts attention from “American invasion” of the Baltic states and Poland. The American forces will swarm the European side of the Russian border.


Although new NATO outposts will be or already was established in Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Romania and Bulgaria, those will host only a few dozen military personnel. For the alliance, the new outposts are meant to establish a NATO presence without violating its 1997 promise not to permanently station troops on Russia’s borders. on.wsj.com/1OccNa0,


  • Reported in: Issue 3
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 29/10/2015
  • Language/target audience: Hungarian
  • Country: Latvia, Russia, Baltic states, Estonia, Lithuania, US, Poland
  • Keywords: EU, Migration crisis, Warmongering


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Russia will create medium-range missiles because of the USA

Russia will work on the creation of medium-range missiles because the United States was the first to start creating such weapons in violation of the INF Treaty.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the INF Treaty.

Russia bears primary responsibility for the end of the INF Treaty, because it has produced, tested and deployed the 9M729 missile, which violates the agreement. In July 2014, the then-US President Obama officially accused Russia of testing a missile in violation of the INF Treaty, which prohibits the US or Russia from possessing, producing or test-flying ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with a range of between 500 and 5500 kilometres.