East StratCom disinformation claim:

NATO escalates the situation in Europe through military exercises and by attempts to move nuclear weapons near the Russian borders.

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Period/date: 4. January 2016 to 6. January 2016

Debunk claim:

As for escalation through military exercises, see Atlantic Council graphic: http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/images/creativecommons/NATO/NATO_Russia_exercises_chart_1.JPG // NATO hasn’t taken the decision on moving nuclear weapons, but Russia does threaten to move nuclear weapons to NATO borders: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/moscow-moving-nuclear-capable-weapons-nato-borders-amid-massive-military-drills-across-russia-1492481

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 10. The item is located at row number 19 in the report.

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