DISINFO: Russia’s special military operation builds a more harmonised multipolar World
  • Outlet: baltnews.com (archived)*
  • Date of publication: January 03, 2023
  • Article language(s): Russian
  • Reported in: Issue 324
  • Countries / regions discussed: Russia, Ukraine
War in Ukraine Invasion of Ukraine West New World Order

DISINFO: Russia’s special military operation builds a more harmonised multipolar World


The special military operation opened the way to a multi-polar World. Russia offered an alternative to the existing World-order. The special military operation is for justice, for truth. It builds a more harmonized World.


This is a disinformation narrative from pro-Kremlin media trying to justify Russia’s operation against Ukraine since 24 February 2022.

In reality, it is not a "special military operation" but an all-out Russian war against a sovereign state. The claim that the West allegedly provoked the large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine is one of the key messages of Putin’s propaganda. See the Seven Russian Myths about the conflict. It was Putin’s personal decision to invade Ukraine and start the largest military conflict in Europe since WWII.

Regd. a "harmonised multipolar world": So far, the war and Russia significantly obstructing Ukraine's global food export as well as Russia's decision to limit energy export have fuelled global economic inflation, created food insecurity in many poor countries and rocked security stability.

The US and EU did not aim to escalate relations with Russia and were not preparing for military conflict. Western nations have always been calling for solving all problems with Russia in a peaceful and diplomatic manner. Moscow’s overall aggressive policy has led to a tougher and better-balanced policy towards it by the West.

See also the Guide to Deciphering Pro-Kremlin disinformation around Putin's War and The Chilling Background to the Kremlin's "No War" trope.

See other examples of manipulation by Kremlin-backed propaganda grounded on the idea of a "multipolar World": Globalists aim to destroy Russia because Russia supports transition to a multipolar World order; Russia’s operation in Ukraine stems from West’s desire to dominate World.


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