Three thousand fake tanks

How a network of conspiracy sites spread a fake story about US reinforcements in Europe

Source: Donbass International News Agency
Source: US Army Europe fact sheet on the deployment, listing equipment numbers (paragraph 2, bullet 2).
Source: Donbas News International. archive
Network diagram showing the spread of the DNI fake story.
Source: Archive.
Source: Archive. Compare with the original image and text on the Atlantic Council website.
“USA sends 3,600 tanks against Russia: massive NATO escalation.” Source: Archive.
Source: RT. Archive.
Source: RT Deutsch. Archive.

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