East StratCom disinformation claim:
The Baltic countries do not have independent politics.
Documentation for claim
published by Первый канал: Новости. Видео. Телепрограмма. Прямой эфир
Period/date: 18. November 2016
The Baltic States are sovereign nations making independent decisions based on national security interest of each country and benefit of people living there. All three nations decided voluntarily to become members of UN, OSCE, NATO, EU, Latvia and Estonia are members of OECD and Lithuania is on its way to the club of most developed countries.
Documentation for the debunk
This information is reported by Source from an EU country in Disinformation Review issue 49. The item is located at row number 3 in the report.