Disinfo: The EU remains a vassal of Anglo-Saxons, a status it cannot afford anymore

Summary

The EU cannot afford to be a younger partner of the US anymore. Cons of being a part of the united West outweigh the pros, and the EU can only preserve and strengthen if it becomes truly sovereign. The EU continues balancing between loyalty to Atlantic solidarity which means the continuous vassal dependence on Anglo-Saxons and slight movements towards geopolitical sovereignty.

Disproof

This article touts a recurring pro-Kremlin propaganda narrative about lost sovereignty / external control, specifically about the EU's dependence on the US and so-called "Anglo-Saxons". In the pro-Kremlin media, the term “Anglo-Saxons” stands for the US and UK and often means “evil”, “belligerent” and “morally corrupt” Westerners, as explained in our earlier analysis.

The US does not control the EU. The EU Member States are sovereign countries and make sovereign decisions about their own security and foreign policies, including relations with Russia. The decisions in the EU are made by the directly elected European Parliament, the European Commission together with the European Council (the governments of the 27 EU countries).

See earlier disinformation cases alleging that Russophobic Poland, controlled by Anglo-Saxons, plans to occupy Belarus, that Anglo-Saxons rule America “from abroad” and are now trying to control Russia, and that Anglo-Saxons are on the edge of an anti-Russian attack.

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  • Reported in: Issue 244
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 06/05/2021
  • Article language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: EU, US
  • Keywords: Sovereignty, Anglo-Saxon

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We are back to vague expressions like the famous "highly likely" of former British Prime Minister Theresa May when she accused Russia of the alleged poisoning of double agent Sergey Skripal. Therefore, this is closer to the sick Western speculation and imaginations, than to the facts and concrete evidence.

Disproof

Pro-Kremlin disinformation denying any Russian involvement in the SolarWinds hacking in late 2020.

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Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative on the “invasion of Europe” by migrants and on Europe’s migration crisis presented without supporting evidence.

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