East StratCom disinformation claim:

Europeans are very loudly calling for strong leaders like Putin, who can carry out unpopular policies in order to stop the current crisis. Now, the Europeans are faced with a choice: follow traditional cooperation with the US or breach it and cooperate with the Great Russian Empire.

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Period/date: 24. October 2016

Debunk claim:

No evidence for these “very loud calls” given.

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Additional information

This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 46. The item is located at row number 14 in the report.

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