East StratCom disinformation claim:

NATO is intentionally surrounding Russia.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 24. November 2016

Debunk claim:

NATO has consistently worked hard to build a cooperative relationship with Russia since the early 1990s: no other NATO partner has been offered a comparable relationship, nor a similarly comprehensive institutional framework: http://nato.int/cps/en/natohq/topics_111767.htm#cl105

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Kremlin Watch (European Values think-tank), http:, wwweuropeanvalues net/kremlinwatch/ in Disinformation Review issue 49. The item is located at row number 26 in the report.

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