Disinfo: Globalists want their candidate to win the 2020 US presidential elections at any cost

Summary

Globalism is collapsing. We can see this collapse in the United States, for example [in the context of racial justice protests]. Globalists view the Trump administration as an existential threat. Globalists want their candidate to win the 2020 US presidential elections and to preserve the global liberal order, at any cost, even at the cost of destroying the United States itself.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. No evidence is provided to support the article’s claims.

The article suggests that “globalists” are destroying the United States by orchestrating the anti-racist protests in the US in order to undermine the Trump administration and assure the victory of their candidate in the 2020 US presidential elections. It is a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative that depicts the racial justice protests in the US as a civil war, or as the disintegration or systemic collapse of American society.

This narrative is also consistent with pro-Kremlin disinformation message claiming that the world is run by secret global elites .

See related disinformation messages, alleging that social distancing is globalism's latest attempt to destroy the family; and that the elites have set up a system of cyber manipulation to prevent the awakening of mass political consciousness.  

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 208
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 02/08/2020
  • Language/target audience: Italian
  • Country: US
  • Keywords: US Presidential Election 2020, US racial justice protests, Conspiracy theory, Donald Trump, Conspiracy

Disclaimer

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RT France is a French channel

RT France is a French channel, composed of French journalists. It has signed an agreement with the French media authority, has a code of ethics, journalists’ unions and an ethics’ committee. Twitter doesn’t care about all this and labels its account “State-affiliated media, Russia”.

Disproof

Recurrent disinformation message about the French branch of RT.

RT France cannot be considered as a French channel as it was created and continues to be financed and editorially controlled by Russian state. Read more here.

For the EU, Ukraine is only a reservoir of materials and cheap labor

Ukraine is a reservoir of raw materials and cheap labour for the European Union. Besides, the country has finally turned into a market where the EU sells its lowest quality goods.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative on EU-Ukrainian relations.

Ukraine is neither a reservoir of raw materials, cheap labour for the EU nor a market for low quality goods.

Crimea was unified with Russia after a plebiscite, however most Western media incorrectly refer to it as an annexation

In 2014, a law banned Russian language from the media and as a possible official language for the inhabitants of Crimea. So, the population rose up and decided to hold a referendum. The regional assembly of Simferopol officially decided it. This referendum was organised very quickly, some practical details are disputable because of how quick it was organised. But there was a very clear majority for the reunification of Crimea with Russia. So, the results were very clear and undisputable.

In the European Parliament today, some members of the European Parliament do not know how to contest the result of this referendum which showed the manifest will of the people of Crimea. So, they are talking about respect for minorities. But if there are minorities, it means that there is a majority. A majority of the inhabitants of Crimea had chosen a very clear return to Russia. Besides, when you go to this Crimea, there is absolutely no problem visible. Some members of the European Parliament talk about “Russian occupation” but this is totally ridiculous. They would better go and see for they own eyes, that there is no such “occupation”.

In the 1950s, Nikita Khrushchev, during an administrative trip attributed Crimea to the Soviet Socialist Republic of Ukraine. It was an administrative issue; besides that, Crimea has always been traditionally Russian and the inhabitants are now totally satisfied with this situation.

Disproof

Recurrent narrative about the illegal annexation of Crimea

Crimea is a part of Ukraine and was illegally annexed by Russia. The annexation has been condemned by the UNGA (see the resolution A/RES/68/262 on the territorial integrity of Ukraine).