Disinfo: Russia is the main guarantor of the existence of Azerbaijan and Armenia

Summary

Without Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia would destroy each other. The only logical way is to unite Azerbaijan and Armenia in a new Eurasian Union. When the Eurasian Union becomes one state, there will be a way to resolve the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenia and Azerbaijan should get inspired by Russia and the way it deals with minorities from both countries.

Azerbaijan does not need Turkey; the Russian Federation is enough to prevent any war because of its impartiality.

Disproof

A recurrent narrative praising Russia's superiority over other countries and presenting Russia as a guarantor of peace around the world, working on accurate implementation of UN Resolutions and not interfering in other countries' affairs.

The concept of “guarantor” does not exist in international law. According to the UN Charter, all UN member states are obliged to respect other UN members.

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister stated in 2014 that the country is not considering joining the Eurasian Economic Union.

See other cases on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict claiming that British intelligence is the initiator of the Nagorno-Karabakh war or that the US aims to take Russia out of the post-Soviet space.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 220
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 17/07/2020
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Russia
  • Keywords: Eurasian economic union, Diplomacy with Russia, Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian superiority

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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Without Russia, there would be no peace since The West only causes chaos and wars

The Russian Federation took care of Syria, Iran, Venezuela, and Nagorno-Karabakh. And they will take care of Belarus as well. Russia will resolve all wars and chaos coming from the West, there is no peace without Russia.

Disproof

A recurrent narrative praising Russia's superiority over other countries and presenting Russia as a guarantor of peace around the world, working on accurate implementation of UN Resolutions and not interfering in other countries' affairs.

The article presents Russia as the world's main peacemaker who has no interest in waging any wars. Russia is unilaterally portrayed here as the only country that will save the inhabitants of this planet. While the West is portrayed as one that always provokes conflicts and is accused of inciting violence. It is also worth to note that this article was written before the latest agreement in the Nagorno-Karabakh and was discussing a previous ceasefire.

American ‘Deep State’ will continue a hybrid war against Russia through Joe Biden

Given that Joe Biden is very old and his mental strength is incomplete, other people behind him will rule the US. They belong to the ‘Deep State’, bureaucracy and special services who initiated a hybrid war with Russia. Hence, people who will pull strings behind Biden’s back are Russian enemies. They will likely include people from Obama’s team who led a hybrid war against Russia, staged a coup in Ukraine and placed a Russophobic junta instead of lawful democratic power. Foundations in charge of colour revolutions, special services, and media in charge of an awful, amoral information war against Russia and Putin are mostly connected to the US Democratic Party.

American transnational corporations want to dominate the world and target national sovereignty. Vladimir Putin not only strengthens Russia’s sovereignty but also helps other countries. Russia exports sovereignty to other countries along with high-technology weapons and energy sources. Furthermore, the people who will rule the US oppose traditional values that Putin and most of Russia stick to.

The US will intensify its anti-Russian attacks yet in 2021. After a series of geopolitical conflicts the rulers of the US will realise that Russia needs to be crashed from inside. Hence, they will begin to promote a colour revolution in Russia through support to the Russian opposition including Alexey Navalny and Mikhail Khodorkovsky and look for traitors in Putin’s inner circle. Russia needs to be ready to withstand a colour revolution attempt.

Disproof

This piece promotes a number of recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about the so-called 'Deep State' in the US ruling the country and aiming for global dominance, the US's anti-Russian plans including colour revolution attempts, a 2014 coup in Ukraine organised by the West, and West's moral decay as opposed to high-moral Russia.

This 'Deep State' narrative aims to question the legitimacy of democracy and Western institutions in the US. This is conspiracy promoting the view that US presidents and other public officials are just window-dressing whereas decision-making lies in the hands of another group of people.

OSCE is against Donald Trump

Once Trump has announced the fraud, the OSCE said: “We recognise the outcome of elections, you undermine faith in democracy.” So, the OSCE is against Trump.

Disproof

This is part of an ongoing pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign on the US election and an attempt to portray flaws in the democratic system fitting the pro-Kremlin narrative against Western order and democratic values.

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), which has been observing US elections since 2002, found the 2020 general election to be "competitive and well managed" despite the logistical issues presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. "Baseless allegations of systematic deficiencies, notably by the incumbent president, including on election night, harm public trust in democratic institutions," the OSCE report says. However, it would be wrong to assume, that OSCE is against Trump based on this statement.