Disinfo: A war with Russia - the last hope of the globalists

Summary

The victory of Joe Biden equals the victory of the neo-liberals and globalists over the national-oriented part of the American elites. Thus, it is logical to expect a drastic increase of pressure on Russia via “soft power” methods, including economic sanctions, the expansion of specific propaganda and psychological operations to destabilize Russia and its system of governance. The strategic goal of such a campaign would be to weaken the Russian leadership and create conditions for carrying out a devastating preventive strike or to destroy its statehood and disrupt the country by non-military means.

If this approach does not succeed before 2024, the administration of the US neo-liberals, in order to remain in power, could raise the stakes and initiate a nuclear conflict.

Disproof

This article repeats the recurrent pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the aggressive and dangerous nature of US and Western foreign policies, accused of engaging in military interventions around the world(opens in a new tab) and threatening world peace(opens in a new tab). The article’s message is also consistent with the ongoing disinformation campaign against US President Joe Biden.

See previous cases claiming that the West causes chaos and wars while Russia is a force for peace and stability(opens in a new tab) and that in the past 30 years all wars have been started by the US or NATO(opens in a new tab).

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  • Reported in: Issue 228
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 23/01/2021
  • Outlet language(s) English
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: US, Russia
  • Keywords: neoliberalism, neo-liberalism, Joe Biden
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Western spy networks target Russian teens to involve them in protests

The pro-Western opposition makes significant efforts to get them involved in protests. In general, the stake is made specifically on teenagers, with apparently full activation of the Western spy network in Russia. The scripts for these protests are written by people who are familiar with the peculiarities of adolescent psychology. They take into account the long period of quarantine, the lack of full-fledged communication, their hunger for action, the opportunity to throw out the energy accumulated over several months.

Disproof

Recurrent conspiracy narrative on "colour revolutions". The pro-Kremlin ecosystem excludes popular discontent as a genuine reaction to grievances and view them exclusively as instruments of powerful outside forces. “A colour revolution, instigated by the Anglo-Saxons/America/the West” is the reaction of pro-Kremlin media whenever crowds gather in the streets to protest against corruption, government abuse and curbing of civil rights.

Alexey Navalny is a prominent Russian opposition leader, head of the Anti-Corruption Foundation FBK, who was brutally poisoned by the nerve agent Novichok in Omsk, Siberia. Pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about this poisoning are mutually exclusive: "Navalny was not poisoned", "he could have caused the coma himself", "his friend poisoned him", "he might had been injected with Novichok in Germany", "Khodorkovsky is the suspect number one in attack on Navalny" and others.

Boycotting Damascus conference on refugees could lead to a new wave of international terrorism

The United States not only ignored the refugee conference held in Damascus at the initiative of Russia but also called on other countries to boycott it. This could contribute, in one way or another, to a new wave of international terrorism.

Disproof

A recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative claiming the West has been worsening the humanitarian situation in Syria.

No official data or evidence backs the claim that the US lack of participation in the conference is in any way linked to the rise of global terrorism.

The MH17 trial is faltering

The MH-17 trial is a show trial designed to discredit Russia. The trial is faltering, it is consistently being hit with new failures. This is a problem for them because certain conspiracies could be revealed, such as the participation of Western politicians in the downing of the jet, such as Barack Obama and Mark Rutte. The goal of the conspiracy was giving a casus belli to NATO to intervene in the Donbas.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about the MH17 trial, depicting it as a scheme to cover up Western responsibility for it.

The MH17 trial in the Hague is not faltering or being hit with new challenges, it is proceeding as planned. The hearing on the merits of the criminal trial is set for June 2021. The pretrial stage was concluded on 25 November 2020.