East StratCom disinformation claim:

Sending NATO forces to the Eastern flank of the Alliance is a provocation against Russia.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 9. February 2017

Debunk claim:

Debunked many times before. The enforcement of the Eastern flank is a response to Russia’s aggressive foreign policy and actions in Ukraine. https://euvsdisinfo.eu/a-masterclass-in-disinformation/

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Source from an EU country in Disinformation Review issue 59. The item is located at row number 2 in the report.

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