East StratCom disinformation claim:

The US Department of Defense wants to build a military compound in Slovakia. Nobody is asking us (meaning Slovaks, not Russians – ed.), it is Munich 1938 all over again.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 7. March 2017

Debunk claim:

In fact, the Slovak Ministry of Defense only wants to use US funds to modernize its military airports: http://www.mosr.sk/39335-sk/na-slovensku-sa-nepripravuje-projekt-vojenskej-zakladne-usa/

Documentation for the debunk


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Additional information

This information is reported by Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs (CENAA), Slovakia in Disinformation Review issue 62. The item is located at row number 26 in the report.

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