East StratCom disinformation claim:
EU will punish Moldova for its closer relations with Russia. Moldova will lose the visa-free regime the EU.
Documentation for claim
published by Sputnik Молдова – обновления новостей онлайн 24 часа
Period/date: 21. January 2017
Visa liberalisation with the EU is a technical process, not a political process. Furthermore, the EU has not made any statements threatening to withdraw visa free regime if Moldova aligns with Russia.
Documentation for the debunk
This information is reported by East Stratcom Network in Disinformation Review issue 56. The item is located at row number 11 in the report.