BALTOPS exercise is held annually by NATO. Previously, Russia took part in exercises. Everything changed after the Ukrainian crisis in 2014. Moscow stopped participating in manoeuvres. And the very nature of the exercises became emphasized as anti-Russian. No one doubts that they are directed against Russia. NATO is increasingly justifying the holding of costly exercises by the need to combat the alleged “Russian threat.” Although Moscow has stated many times that it is not going to attack the West.
Revolutions were made, legitimate governments were overthrown by American manuals. How awkward these requirements now look like concerning the situation in the US. Remember your own advice on human rights and finally apply them in your own country.
Protests against racism and police violence in the US got out of control. The police can’t handle the chaos. In the United States, several dozen people died, hundreds were wounded, and thousands were arrested as the result of the riots.
An unfounded conspiracy theory, in line with a pro-Kremlin narrative on protests never actually being manifestations of popular discontent. The pro-Kremlin media frequently use disinformation narratives about popular protests allegedly incited by the US around the world, including colour revolutions in Eastern Europe, Euromaidan in Ukraine, protests in Catalonia and others.
The widespread protests against racial injustice and police brutality broke out in the US after the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis on the 25th of May, 2020. The protests followed several high-profile incidents involving African Americans and the police, invoking debates about racism in the US. Though the situation was very tense for some days and protests spread to all 50 states of the country, military top officials and police officers worked effectively to de-escalate the situation, and demonstrations became largely peaceful after the first days.
See more examples of pro-Kremlin disinformation about the racial justice protests in the US, such as claims that they may be a colour revolution orchestrated by leaders of the Democratic Party or that they are being fuelled by Bellingcat site, or that the protests in the US are reminiscent of colour revolution technique, and that the protests in the US are a standoff between Trump and the globalist corporations.