East StratCom disinformation claim:

NATO is preparing to strike Russia and exploits former Soviet bases in Eastern Europe for that purpose.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 5. June 2016

Debunk claim:

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#cl102).

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Official from Lithuania in Disinformation Review issue 31. The item is located at row number 4 in the report.

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