Disinfo: US conspiracy against a Russian in Interpol


The US plotted against the Russian candidate for the Interpol’s presidency.


No evidence given on any secret plot. The article refers to a joint public statement made by several U.S. Senators opposing the possibility of a Russian heading the International Criminal Police Organization, or INTERPOL. It is not a conspiracy to express publicly a position regarding a candidate. For background see Polygraph.info.

This is a recurring pro-Kremlin conspiracy theory about US.


  • Reported in: Issue 126
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 20/11/2018
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, US
  • Keywords: Anti-Russian, Interpol, Russophobia, Conspiracy
  • Outlet: Utro.ru
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No evidence given. Recurring pro-Kremlin conspiracy theory about the US.

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US transforming Ukraine into a kamikaze again

Ukraine is being transformed into a kamikaze by the US, it consented to suicide for the sake of geopolitical and economic interests of the United States.


No evidence given. Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about Ukraine.

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Ukraine is governed by a Nazi regime, and the country is preparing a military solution to the conflict in Donbas. Ukraine has welcomed the “wonderful American idea” to let peacekeepers into Donbass and then cut all water and food supplies to the region in order to stoke tensions in the separatist republics.


No evidence given. Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about Ukraine, depicting it as a military aggressor.

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about Ukraine and the Nazis that is repeated ever since the outbreak of the Euromaidan revolution. euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=Ukraine&disinfo_issue=&disinfo_keywords%5B%5D=77101&date=

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