East StratCom disinformation claim:

The modernisation of the Czech Armed Forces is a first step towards preparing for war with Russia, and is organised by the USA and Brussels (EU).

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 8. December 2016

Debunk claim:

No evidence given as regards preparing for war with Russia. The Czech Republic is a sovereign state and hence make their own decisions concerning how to organise its army

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 52. The item is located at row number 12 in the report.

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