European Commission: Putin is poisoning our democracies with malicious disinformation

Russia is distorting history and trying to undermine democracy in the EU with disinformation.

This is the main opinion of the European Commission, expressed in a joint statement by the Vice-President of the European Commission, Vera Jurova, and the Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders. Their statement comes on the occasion of the international day to commemorate the victims of totalitarian regimes.

Jurova and Reinders noted that last February, Europe and the world watched in horror as Putin returned war, persecution and illegal occupation to the continent.

“The state apparatus of the Russian Federation distorts history and spreads conspiracy theories to poison our democracies with malicious disinformation. We will continue our work to promote historical awareness and provide facts to remove such distortions wherever they exist,” it said. the statement.

They noted that the people of Ukraine are now fighting for peace and democracy, and the European Union will support the country as long as necessary, as it is about protecting democracy.

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