East StratCom disinformation claim:
NATO is preparing to attack Russia.
Documentation for claim
Period/date: 11. June 2016
As stated by NATO heads of state and government at the Wales Summit in September 2014, “the Alliance does not seek confrontation and poses no threat to Russia. But we cannot and will not compromise on the principles on which our Alliance and security in Europe and North America rest” (http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/topics_111767.htm#cl101).
Documentation for the debunk
This information is reported by Oleksandr Nykonorov, journalist for Depoua, blogger, researcher in Disinformation Review issue 30. The item is located at row number 50 in the report.