East StratCom disinformation claim:

EU’s public diplomacy programmes in Russia aim at an “internal destabilisation of Russia” ahead of the 2018 presidential elections

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 16. February 2017

Debunk claim:

EU’s public diplomacy projects in Russia do not aim at destabilising Russia. On the contrary, they aim at developing human rights and democratic institutions.https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/russia/720/russian-federation-and-european-union-eu_en

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by EEAS in Disinformation Review issue 59. The item is located at row number 36 in the report.

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