East StratCom disinformation claim:

On June 23, Anglo-Saxons decided not to become Anglo-sex for the sake of LGBT values of old courtesan Europe. As a result of Brexit, other states will soon leave the EU and one by one will join the Big Eurasian Union. A source close to the Bilderberg Group informed that political leaders and business magnates of Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Sweden, Finland and the Netherlands plan to start a discussion in a closed regime of a project “Big Eurasia” – establishment of Big Eurasian Union offered by President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the Economic Forum in Saint-Petersburg on 17 June 2016.

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Period/date: 26. June 2016

Debunk claim:

The UK referendum had nothing to do with “LGBT values”. // Support for staying in the EU surges in many EU countries following the Brexit vote: Denmark 69 percent, plus 10 percent; Finland 68, plus 12; Sweden 52, plus 3; Germany 52, plus 13: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/europes-sceptics-lose-their-appeal-after-british-vote-6dxktklmp // No evidence for any of the other conspiratory claims given.

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Additional information

This information is reported by EEAS Tbilisi in Disinformation Review issue 34. The item is located at row number 8 in the report.

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