East StratCom disinformation claim:

“Russian threat” serves as a pretext for the operation Atlantic Resolve to enable an attack against Russia.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 18. January 2017

Debunk claim:

Atlantic Resolve is a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to collective security through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of America’s dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region in light of the Russian intervention in Ukraine. There is no evidence that the intension is to attack Russia, who has vastly superior forces.http://www.eur.army.mil/atlanticresolve/, https://www.foi.se/rapportsammanfattning?reportNo=FOI-R–4326–SE

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 56. The item is located at row number 5 in the report.

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