Disinfo: "Partnership" between Ukraine and Western countries only aims to create an anti-Russian foothold

Summary

“Partnership” between Ukraine and Western countries is only aimed at creating an anti-Russian foothold.

Ukrainians are methodically being imposed some false national ideas, which, in fact, lead the Ukrainian nation to oblivion. All this is necessary solely in order to make Ukraine “anti-Russian”. In the future, the Western countries will push Ukraine to a full-scale military confrontation with the Russian Federation.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about Ukraine as an anti-Russian, Russophobic state and encircled Russia.

There is no evidence that Ukraine will be used by any NATO country as a ground against Russia. So far, no country has expressed its willingness to deploy a military base in Ukraine. In general, deploying foreign bases on Ukrainian territory is prohibited by the Consitution of Ukraine. However, they may be deployed on a basis of a bilateral treaty.

NATO, its member countries, and Ukraine conduct regular military exercises and implement a range of non-military projects aimed at increasing operability of the armed forces and effectiveness of the civilian authorities. All military exercises on the territory of Ukraine are regulated by law.

Ukraine does not follow any anti-Russian agenda. Relations between Ukraine and Russia are defined by international agreements, including the UN Charter which requires states to respect the sovereignty of other states and the Friendship Treaty between the two countries. However, the relations severely deteriorated after the Russian illegal annexation of Crimea.

See similar disinformation cases like claims that Ukraine finally becomes “Anti-Russia”, that Ukraine is under obvious external control, that Ukraine is stirring up revolutions in Belarus and Russia under the control of Rand corporation, that NATO troops' presence in Ukraine is illegal, that Ukraine has lost its economic and military independence, or that Ukraine is being prepared for a full-scale war with Russia.

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  • Reported in: Issue 223
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 27/11/2020
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, Russia
  • Keywords: West, War preparation, Anti-Russian, Encircling Russia, Destabilising Russia, Russophobia
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If you ask where would the war between the United States and Russia start at sea? The answer would be the following: in the Peter the Great Gulf. Because the US destroyer’s “John McCain” recent violation of Russian territorial waters in this region creates all the precursors for that.

Disproof

A recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the US preparing war against Russia.

The vessel (USS John McCain) mentioned in the article was performing what the US Navy describes as a freedom of navigation operation, or FONOP, in the vicinity of Peter the Great Gulf, which Russia claims as Russian territorial waters, but that the United States considers international waters.

The US and some European countries interfere in the internal affairs of sovereign states

There is ample evidence of gross interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states, both by the United States and those who follow in their footsteps, and some European capitals. They continue to use the dirty methods of so-called colour revolutions, including manipulating public opinion, supporting openly anti-government forces, promoting their radicalisation. We see how these methods are applied to the Republic of Belarus.

Disproof

Recurrent pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative framing popular protests as Western-backed 'colour revolutions', part of a campaign to portray massive mobilisations in Belarus as a destabilisation effort orchestrated from abroad.

There is no evidence that the protests in Belarus are funded and organised by neighbouring or foreign countries.

The West continues using its dirty "colour revolutions" methods

The West continues to use “dirty methods” of colour revolutions and support anti-governmental forces, including in Belarus.

Disproof

Recurrent pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative framing popular protests as Western-backed 'colour revolutions', part of a campaign to portray massive mobilisations in Belarus as a destabilisation effort orchestrated from abroad.

There is no evidence that the protests in Belarus are funded and organised by neighbouring or foreign countries.