Disinfo: An oligarch-sponsored insurrection against the American people will take place around presidential elections

Summary

A number of rich businessmen “philanthropists”, such as George Soros, are involved in promoting “colour revolutions” and destabilising states around the world. People in the West now fear that oligarch-sponsored revolts – or “plutocratic insurrections” as a US military analyst calls them – will take place in the West itself. Oligarchs can promote destabilising conflicts at various levels against Western states and peoples. It is very probable that an oligarch-sponsored insurrection against the American state and people will take place just before and during the US presidential elections in November.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. The article provides no evidence to support its claims.

The article supports the recurrent pro-Kremlin disinformation message claiming that a “colour revolution”  in the US is underway, or will be implemented, to oust President Donald Trump. According to this narrative, the “colour revolution” in the US  is organised by shadowy actors such as the “deep state”, the CIA, and/or “globalist élites”, such as George Soros, which are allegedly orchestrating and financing violent protests in US cities.

This message is consistent with the broad pro-Kremlin narrative that portrays any spontaneous disorders and civil uprisings in many countries (including the anti-racist protests in the US) as  "colour revolutions" orchestrated by shadowy élites or Western intelligence services.

Read previous cases claiming that the US riots are a Maidan-style plot to oust Trump and that the US is suffering from a colour revolution it used to support abroad.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 216
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 21/09/2020
  • Language/target audience: Italian, English, Spanish, Castilian, French
  • Country: US
  • Keywords: US Presidential Election 2020, Conspiracy theory, Secret elites / global elites, Colour revolutions, Conspiracy, The West, George Soros

Disclaimer

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