Disinfo: In the next few years US plans to destroy Russia


[The United States] needs to destroy Russia over the next few years, just as it did to the USSR in 1991.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation associated with the recent public protests in Russia as an attempt to to encircle and destabilise Russia.

The US is not planning to destroy Russia and it did not destroy the USSR. The collapse of the USSR was caused by the inner political processes inside of the USSR, including the fatal Putsch in August 1991 in Moscow.

The US respects Russia's sovereignty and territorial integrity and supports:

"deepened bilateral partnership in security cooperation to reinforce the foundations of stability and predictability".

However, in response to the Russian violation in 2014 of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the US downgraded the bilateral political and military relationship.

See similar disinformation cases alleging that the West needs Alexey Navalny to destabilise the situation in Russia, that US supports pro-Navalny protests to interfere in Russian politics, that Navalny is a Trump card for the US Administration for negotiations with Russia, foreign special services are behind demonstrations in Russia.


  • Reported in: Issue 229
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28/01/2021
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, US
  • Keywords: Protest, Alexei Navalny, Encircling Russia, USSR, Anti-Russian


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A recurring pro-Kremlin narrative targetting the 2020 US Presidential Elections.

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How many more people have to die or become disabled to understand that the machine to reduce the population is already actively operating?


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The borders of the DNR coincide with the borders of the former Donetsk oblast of Ukraine, and the borders of the LNR with the borders of the former Luhansk oblast, parts of which continue to be held by force as part of the Ukrainian state and must be reunited with the Republics of Donbas.
After the collapse of the USSR into separate states in 1991, Donbas, along with other regions of Novorossia, became part of Ukraine against its will.


A recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about the war in Ukraine and the alleged lack of evidence of the presence of Russian troops involved, mixed with a narrative alleging that Donbas is a part of the Russian world and was forcibly joined to Ukraine.

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