East StratCom disinformation claim:

The aim of the meeting between Deputy Secretary of State for the European and Eurasian affairs Victoria Nuland and Vladislav Surkov, Vladimir Putin’s advisor, was to prevent the third world war. Nuland wanted to warn Russia of the forthcoming NATO attack.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 15. January 2016 to 19. January 2016

Debunk claim:

Victoria Nuland’s visit was not unexpected. The topics discussed were revealed both by US and Russian authorities. No further evidence given.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank, StopFakeorg in Disinformation Review issue 12. The item is located at row number 7 in the report.

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