Zbigniew Brzezinski, prominent security and foreign policy advisor of several…

Summary

Zbigniew Brzezinski, prominent security and foreign policy advisor of several US presidents told Radio Polska that NATO must adopt a hard approach towards Russian provocations.

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Czech translation of the vz.ru disinformation article.

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  • Reported in: Issue 27
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 01/05/2016
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Russia, US
  • Keywords: Zbigniew Brzezinski, NATO
  • Outlet: ac24.cz
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