Disinfo: The Russian intervention in Syria is the reason why the…

Summary

The Russian intervention in Syria is the reason why the terrorists in that country have agreed to a truce, while a leaked top secret NATO report describes the Russian air force strikes in Syria as “efficient” and “accurate.”

Disproof

Reports from Amnesty International and the press have repeatedly underlined that Russian air strikes are far from being accurate, they are responsible for hundreds of civilian deaths. There is no leaked NATO document assessing the effectiveness of Russian air strikes in Syria. (bit.ly/1ZoAdiR),

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  • Reported in: Issue 19
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 06/03/2016
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Russia, Syria
  • Keywords: Syrian War, NATO, Terrorism
  • Outlet: The New Observer // PressTV.ir
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The Baltic states are transforming into police-dictatorial states, where representatives…

The Baltic states are transforming into police-dictatorial states, where representatives of ethnic communities who express different views and opinions are mistreated.

Disproof

One of the criteria the European Council set out for EU membership at the Copenhagen Summit in 1993 was "that the candidate country has achieved stability of institutions guaranteeing democracy, the rule of law, human rights, and the respect for and protection of minorities". Before joining the EU the Baltic States were subjected to intensive scrutiny by the EU institutions aiming to ensure the rights of the Russian minority. See bit.ly/1SKeBvX, .