East StratCom disinformation claim:

NATO creates imaginary threats to world stability and then saber rattles to defend against aforementioned bogeyman threats.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 23. June 2016

Debunk claim:

It is Russia who calls NATO a threat: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35208636 // The simulated attacks by Russian warplanes on USS Donald Cook, the abduction of Estonian security service operative, Eston Kohver, the repeated violation of the Baltic states’ airspace, and dozens of other provocations by Russia suggest that Russia’s threat is not “imaginary” (http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/full-list-of-incidents-involving-russian-military-and-nato-since-march-2014-9851309.html)

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 33. The item is located at row number 8 in the report.

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