Disinfo: There is a plan of the Czech car producer Škoda…

Summary

There is a plan of the Czech car producer Škoda to freeze salaries for 3 years in preparation for the adoption of the euro, as ordered by Berlin.

Disproof

No evidence. The article is based on one anonymous email, there is no further evidence. There is no credible information about the alleged salary freeze in the Czech media, this story is spread only by pro-Kremlin disinformation-oriented outlets.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue73
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/06/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Czech Republic, Germany
  • Keywords: Das neue Europa, Economic difficulties

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Disproof

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Disproof

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