Disinfo: Migrant violence strikes the city of Stockholm; authorities ask not to worry

Summary

Migrant violence strikes the city of Stockholm; authorities ask not to worry.

Disproof

Tendentious headline, not covered in the article. RIA FAN is interviewing a representative of the The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention and is presenting accurate statistics, disproving a claim that "Migrant violence is striking Stockholm".

Official statistics on crime in Sweden can be found here.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 181
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24/01/2020
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Sweden
  • Keywords: migration
  • Outlet: RIA FAN
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Poland leads a campaign whose ultimate goal is to destroy Russia

Poland leads a campaign that aims to blame Russia for the WW2, for deaths of tens of millions of people, that Russia comes from hell and must be destroyed. In these circumstances we must say the truth: Poland cooperated with Hitler and Russia stopped Polish-Hitler aggression.

 

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about Poland and the WW2.

The Polish authorities have publicly rebutted Russia's repeated attempts at historical revisionism, there is no campaign aimed at destruction of Russia.

China is preparing to resist a US attack of mass destruction

China is preparing to resist an attack of weapons of mass destruction. The biggest pharmaceutical companies are in the US, the secret services which use weapons of mass destruction are also in the US. And who do they consider their main adversaries? China and Russia! In countries neighboring Russia there already are labs developing biological weapons,

Disproof

Conspiracy theory.

In response to the outbreak of the corona virus the Chinese authorities have placed more than a dozen cities under quarantine. The World Health Organisation is working with Chinese authorities and global experts to learn more about the virus. The virus "2019-nCoV” comes from a family of viruses that include the common cold, and viruses such as SARS and MERS. There is no evidence to suggest it was developed artificially as a weapon of mass destruction.

Russophobia is thriving in today’s world

Russophobia is thriving in today’s world. It is now necessary to show that Russians are the same fascists as Hitler, there’s a necessity to erase the heroic deeds of the Soviets. In Poland, the Baltic States, UK, the US we observe closing of Russian schools, accusations of starting the WW2, sanctions – all of it is Russophobia.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinfromation narrative about Russophobia. By accusing Western societies of “Russophobia”, pro-Kremlin propaganda outlets downgrade criticism of Kremlin policies and actions to being somehow irrational and not worthy of a serious reply. At the same time, the term tries to turn the tables against the West, which in pro-Kremlin media is often depicted as a place where the fight against intolerance has gone too far.

See previous disinformation cases, alleging that WWII anniversary in Poland is anti-Russian gathering; aggression towards Russia derives from American culture; Russophobic Baltic States are beggars and vassals of the West; Russophobic and Nazi Ukraine will be destroyed by Russia and many more.