East StratCom disinformation claim:
Angela Merkel has approved the creation of a common economic zone between the Russian Federation and the EU.
Documentation for claim
published by RT на русском последние новости онлайн в России и в Мире
Period/date: 4. June 2016
Angela Merkel said that eventually she wants to have a common economic zone from Lisbon to Vladivostok, but considering Russia’s actions in Ukraine, the EU cannot give up its principles (http://uatoday.tv/politics/merkel-wants-russia-to-be-part-of-european-economic-zone-666837.html).
Documentation for the debunk
published by Ukraine Today – The Voice of New Europe – top Ukrainian news, latest news from Ukraine – uatoday.tv
This information is reported by Dmytro Spivak, Dragomanov University in Disinformation Review issue 29. The item is located at row number 37 in the report.