East StratCom disinformation claim:
Georgia: EU integration will impoverish us, just like the Baltic countries.
Documentation for claim
Period/date: 12. February 2017
No country became poorer after accession to the EU than it was before. After their accession to the European Union in 2004, until 2015 the Baltic countries’ GDP expanded at a record level. About 93% increase in Estonia, 111% in Lithuania and 115% in Latvia. // http://eurocommunicator.ge/eng/view_myth/669/
Documentation for the debunk
This information is reported by Myth Detector in Disinformation Review issue 60. The item is located at row number 2 in the report.