[Former] Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, who was quite an influential political figure then, stated bluntly that Orthodoxy was the key challenge facing western civilisation, because it regulated family relations and did not recognise the rights of sexual minorities.
Erosion of national states was artificially promoted and accelerated in Europe. Growing migration in the EU is a consequence of its capitalist and imperial integration.
Russophobia as a phenomenon came to existence after the 1917 October revolution, when Russia became Soviet. Its very existence was undermining the foundations of power in the US. Despite this historical stage being over, nowadays Russophobia is continuously applied towards Russians.
This article puts forward a mix of conspiracy theories and groundless generalisations, aimed to present the EU in a bad light compared to Russia.
Growing volumes of regular migration in the EU is a result of deliberate economic policies, while an influx of refugees to the EU in the last years resulted largely from wars and violence in a number of distant countries such as Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Eritrea.
The article also contains a recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about ubiquitous Russophobia in the West, particularly in the US. For background, read our analysis: The “Russophobia” Myth: Appealing to the Lowest Feelings and look at earlier disinformation cases alleging that Russophobia is the main activity of the Latvian state and that Russophobic Lithuania plans to tear Belarus away from Russia by dragging it into the Western energy network.