East StratCom disinformation claim:

There has been an agreement between president Bush and president Gorbachev that NATO won’t be enlarged by the Eastern European countries in exchange for USSR’s agreement with the unification of Germany.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 10. February 2017

Debunk claim:

No such promise was ever made, and Russia has never produced any evidence to back up its claim: http://nato.int/cps/en/natohq/topics_111767.htm#cl303

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 59. The item is located at row number 4 in the report.

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