East StratCom disinformation claim:
The West is actively preparing its population for war with Russia.
Documentation for claim
Period/date: 16. October 2016
Conspiracy theory, no evidence given. Neither the US nor other NATO members have intentions to attack Russia. As stated by NATO Heads of State and Government at the Warsaw Summit in July 2016, “The Alliance does not seek confrontation and poses no threat to Russia. But we cannot and will not compromise on the principles on which our Alliance and security in Europe and North America rest.” (http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_133169.htm?selectedLocale=en).
Documentation for the debunk
This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 44. The item is located at row number 29 in the report.