East StratCom disinformation claim:

NATO, the US and the UK force Spain not to provide fuel for Russian warship.

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Period/date: 26. October 2016

Debunk claim:

The Russian Embassy withdrew the request for stopovers for the ships, after the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs requested clarification since concerns had been raised that the ships would be used in the military attack on Aleppo http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/25/nato-fears-russian-battle-group-may-be-used-for-indiscriminate-t/

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs (CENAA) in Disinformation Review issue 46. The item is located at row number 27 in the report.

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