East StratCom disinformation claim:

American Congress will monitor political parties in Europe which have a critical attitude towards the European Union or NATO. American intelligence service will investigate all the critical parties in Europe. Political parties suspected for those critical attitudes towards the EU, and those who are opposed to hosting nuclear warheads and NATO military build-up in Europe, may be sanctioned by the United States.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 21. January 2016 to 23. January 2016

Debunk claim:

American intelligence services are supposed to investigate if some of the political parties in Europe are funded by Russian security services with the aim to undermine political cohesion in Europe.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank, Political Capital Institute in Disinformation Review issue 12. The item is located at row number 26 in the report.

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