VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuanian prosecutors opened a criminal investigation into a false report of rape by German soldiers stationed there as part of NATO a mission to deter Russia. (Reuters World News) More
Germany Confronts Russian Hybrid Warfare
Thanks to investigations by the German police, the allegations were quickly debunked: the girl had been with a friend and had not been raped. However, Russian domestic and ... The commitment culminated in the German armed forces' placement to lead a ...
Posted on 26 July 2017 | 8:35 am | Google News
Denmark to train NATO soldiers to combat Russian misinformation
In February, Lithuanian prosecutors opened a criminal investigation into a false report of a 15-year-old girl being raped by German NATO soldiers which spread quickly on social media. NATO accused Russia of being behind the false report and said it ...
Posted on 17 July 2017 | 8:56 am | Google News
New York Times
Jim Mattis, in Lithuania, Reaffirms US Commitment to NATO
New York Times
Jim Mattis, the American secretary of defense, visited this Lithuanian town on Wednesday to see how NATO is faring in that fight, and his guide was a German officer who has been a target in that war, falsely accused of being a rapist and a Russian spy.
US defense secretary, in Lithuania, reaffirms commitment to NATO
Posted on 10 May 2017 | 2:11 pm | Google News
Investigation – Sex and lies: Russia's EU news
Rape, paedophilia, incest, and sodomy – Russian media have targeted France and Germany for years with hundreds of fake or distorted stories, many of which were designed to incite sexual revulsion toward asylum seekers and the politicians who gave them ...
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 10:17 am | Google News
Russian Narratives on NATO's Deployment
In July 2016, NATO member states decided to enhance the alliance's presence in Eastern Europe on a rotational basis, with four multinational battalion-size groups in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. .... Source: RIA Novosti. The headline reads ...
Posted on 1 April 2017 | 6:41 pm | Google News
In the era of Donald Trump, Germans debate a military buildup
Recently, coordinated emails were sent to Lithuanian police, media and top politicians, falsely claiming that the new German troops had gang-raped a local 15-year-old girl. The Lithuanian government quickly disproved the allegations — but not before a ...
Posted on 5 March 2017 | 7:22 pm | Google News
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