EU uses the US position as a guideline in its relations with Russia, because it’s scared by a possible creation of a Russian-European empire, says Fyodor Biryukov, director of the Institute of Freedom, member of the Bureau of the Presidium of the Political Council of the “Rodina” Party.
No evidence given. Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative: https://euvsdisinfo.eu/report/the-usa-is-controlling-europe-through-occupied-germany/
The EU's most recent policy vis-a-vis Russia has been formulated in 2016 in the Five Guiding Principles that include selective engagement with Russia on issues like migration, counter-terrorism, or climate change; or support for Russia's civil society.
NATO and the US have provided vital stability and security to Europe for many years.