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The US is preparing to use nuclear weapons in Europe

Summary of Disinformation

By placing nuclear weapons in Europe, the US is preparing to use them there. European countries allow Washington to endanger them.


No evidence given. Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about US and nuclear weapons.

For information about NATO's (of which the US is member) committent to arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation, see here.

After initial publication, RIA Novosti edited the headline of this story on a later stage and deleted the part about US allegedly using nuclear weapons "in Europe". The original version of the article can be found here.

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Reported in: Issue 149
Date: 14.05.2019
Language: Russian
Country: Europe, US
Keywords: Nuclear issues
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: RIA Novosti
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