Greta Thunberg is a prophet of a new totalitarian wave equaling to radical Islam

Summary

Greta Thunberg, a sick girl who is as stupid as she is naive, is the prophet of the new totalitarian wave, which is something like radical Islam for the post-Christian West.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about climate change, and an attack on Greta Thunberg. See similar cases here and here.

The message perpetuate a disinformation narrative that global warming is a "hoax" perpetrated by special interest groups like green business that stand to benefit from climate hysteria.

In fact, the existence of anthropogenic climate change and is a matter of scientific consensus. Only a tiny minority of scientists dispute this consensus: the Earth is warming through the greenhouse effect; human activities - including use of fossil fuels, cutting down rainforests, and farming livestock - are a major cause of the warming; and, unchecked, this rapid warming presents significant risks to human communities and natural systems. We are already seeing impacts from global warming today.

No other environmental threat has been subjected to as much scientific research. The EU Member States and the US government has spent billions of dollars on climate science across many agencies and universities. The UN has assembled thousands of scientists to compile and review the latest science and contribute to the publication of five reports since 1990 that have consistently made the consensus deeper and the warnings more urgent. Preventing the dangerous consequences of the climate change is a key priority for the EU. 

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 166
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28/09/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: The West, Sweden
  • Keywords: Greta Thunberg, Climate
  • Outlet: Vremya @ Pervyi Kanal (18:26 - 18:41)
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Ukraine is going to restore passenger links with Crimea

The Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladislav Krikliy said in an interview with Radio Liberty that Kyiv decided to restore passenger transport links with the Crimea.

Disproof

A deliberate misinterpretation of a statement by a Ukrainian official, recurrent with a popular pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about the "international recognition of the Russian status" of the occupied Ukrainian peninsula. 

In an interview for Radio Liberty, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladislav Krikliy answered the question whether there will be legal passenger transportation to and from the administrative border with Crimea, as well as a bus station near the control point. The resumption of passenger transport links with Crimea was not discussed.

Belarusian opposition is tasked by the West to disrupt Belarusian-Russian integration

While the Belarusian opposition is concerned about Belarus’ sovereignty, the Belarusian people support integration with Russia in the Union State. The people have to provide for their families and to work in Russia, whereas the opposition is tasked with implementing the West’s goal to disrupt [Belarusian-Russian] integration.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory aimed to discredit the West and democratic Belarusian opposition. This disinformation message is a modification of a recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about Western attempts to organize a colour revolution in Belarus and to disrupt Belarusian-Russian relations.

See earlier disinformation cases alleging that the West destroyed the USSR and is currently targeting the Union State between Belarus and Russia, that the Belarusian opposition, civic activists and independent journalists make kill lists for Western security bodies, that Russia saved Belarus from Western bombing like in Yugoslavia, and that the West's only interest in Belarus is to make it anti-Russian.

Dalia Grybauskaite was a KGB agent

Initially, Grybauskaite was a KGB agent, operating under the name “Magnolia”. After, at the age of 53, she became the leader of independent Lithuania where she has fuelled anti-Russian sentiments.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin conspiracy and disinformation narrative on Lithuania's ex-president and Russophobia.

No evidence is given to support the claim that Dalia Grybauskaitė worked as a KGB agent. As explained by the Insider, the disinformation message started to circulate in 2015, when the website of the Center for Research of Genocide and Resistance of Lithuanian residents was hacked and fake documents about Grybauskaitė as the agent "Magnolia" were published. One of the documents was a letter that contains inaccuracies and formulations not used in the USSR in 1982 when it was allegedly written.