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The EU is encircling Russia and creating additional conflict zones

Summary of Disinformation

The EU is participating in the US strategies to “encircling the perimeter of our country and creating additional conflict zones (34:15′). Western countries are aiming to “destroy modern Russia” (35:00′).

Western nations contribute to a spread of terrorist groups in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, who seek to target Russia (37:50).


No evidence given.

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about West encircling Russia.

In fact, the EU's engagement in the Central Asia region has significantly expanded since the early 1990s. Both regions share a common goal of achieving stability and prosperity through peaceful means.

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Reported in: Issue 127
Date: 20.11.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, EU, US
Keywords: Central Asia, Encircling Russia, Anti-Russian, Destabilising Russia, The West
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: "Vremya Pokazhet" on Perviy Kanal @ timing 34:15
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