The current crisis, which caused the pandemic of fear additionally to the COVID-19 pandemic, is the result of the specific media coverage and political-motivated decisions of particular actors. […] The specific of the Russian political culture, a complex tangle of contradictions within the Russian regional and federal elites, as well as the fact that a significant part of the Russian elites is affiliated with the collective West contribute to this scenario. Therefore, the developments triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to the deformation of the political and administrative structure of the Russian Federation, and lead to notable social and economic tensions. If this scenario turns into reality, the stability of the entire Eurasian region will be undermined.
The “Coronavirus Factor” has activated separatism in America, this is especially present among Texan separatists
This claim exploits the coronavirus pandemic to push a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the imminent collapse - in this case, the disintegration of the United States. See more examples of pro-Kremlin disinformation about the coronavirus.