East StratCom disinformation claim:
Finland is the first country to de facto waive the sanctions against Russia and to officially declare so.
Documentation for claim
published by Uknown
Period/date: 1. December 2016
The Finnish-Russian trade commission has met for the first time since 2013. However, Finland gives its full support to the EU’s common sanctions and unity. The implementation of the Minsk agreement is the first condition for lifting the EU’s sanctions on Russia, according to the Finnish Prime Minister http://valtioneuvosto.fi/en/article/-/asset_publisher/10616/paaministerit-sipila-ja-medvedev-tapasivat-oulussa?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter.
Documentation for the debunk
published by Etusivu – Valtioneuvosto
This information is reported by Official from an EU country in Disinformation Review issue 51. The item is located at row number 23 in the report.