DISINFO: Europe has become a US military and political colony
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DISINFO: Europe has become a US military and political colony


Europe has become a political and military colony of the US. The United States wants to use European powers to finance and support its two armored fists, Poland, and Ukraine. Europe can help a lot in this matter as a mediator; Europe's land and money are used, and the bulk of the pie will go to the US military industry.


A recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about an alleged loss of sovereignty of the EU and its member states. Pro-Kremlin outlets often portray European states as vassals, puppet-states or colonies of the US.

EU Member States, including Poland, are sovereign countries and make sovereign decisions about their own internal, economic, foreign and security policies. The European Union is explicit on the subject of national sovereignty: “the Member States all remain sovereign and independent states, they have decided to pool some of their 'sovereignty' in areas where it makes sense to work together.”

Likewise, Ukraine is not being used by any foreign government or organisation. Ukraine is a sovereign and independent state with a democratically-elected president and parliament. Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity have only been violated by continuous acts of aggression by Russian armed forces since 2014 culminating with a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine starting on 24 February 2022.

*This disinformation message appeared in the same article as the claim that if the West wants to assist Russia and China, they should add more sanction


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