East StratCom disinformation claim:
For many years, the US-led Europe has been carrying out a Nazi policy of a “geopolitical racism” towards Russia, convincing the Russians that they are the “wrong nation” where ncivilized methods are allowed to be used.
Documentation for claim
Period/date: 23. November 2016
No evidence given for this conspiracy theory. Despite current difficulties in the relationship with Russia, the EU and its Member States have maintained a clear policy of reaching out to Russian society and youth, mainly through the Erasmus+ student exchange programme and other people to people contacts.
Documentation for the debunk
This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 49. The item is located at row number 23 in the report.