Disinfo: The NATO puppet regime in Kyiv acts only in the interest of NATO, not in the interests of Ukraine

Summary

The NATO puppets in charge of Ukraine do not act in the interests of Ukraine, but in the interests of NATO, and, until that changes, peace for the Donbass remains a distant hope.

Disproof

Recurrent pro-Kremlin narrative, challenging Ukrainian statehood. For example, pro-Kremlin media has claimed that Ukraine has become a vassal of Germany and Ukraine is under US control.

Ukraine is a sovereign state. Neither the US nor NATO controls Ukraine. Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity continue to be violated by acts of aggression by the Russian armed forces since February 2014.

 

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  • Reported in: Issue 177
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/12/2019
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Ukraine, US
  • Keywords: Ukrainian statehood
  • Outlet: New Eastern Outlook
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Western intelligence may be behind the killing of the White Helmets’ founder

The Russian Foreign Ministry pointed out that a number of British and American media published articles last November stating that Russia was the first to benefit from the death of Le Mesurier, while there were other voices suggesting the possibility that Western intelligence services are behind the killing of the founder of the White Helmets.

The ministry confirmed that Russia was interested in keeping Le Mesurier alive and in good health so that he could reveal the truth about the activities of the White Helmets, but that external parties supervising these activities were not in favour.

Disproof

An example of one of many disinformation and propagandistic claims about the White Helmets. Pro-Kremlin media routinely accuse the White Helmets of “working for terrorists” and being the making of Western intelligence services. No evidence is given to support these claims.

The "White Helmets" movement originated in Syria in 2012. The organisation - which is made up of 3,400 volunteers including teachers, engineers, tailors and firefighters - states that it has no affiliation to any political or military actor and is committed to render services to anyone in need. Volunteers save people from the rubble after bombings, despite the danger of dying themselves as a result of repeated airstrikes.

Russophobic Baltic States are beggars and vassals of the West

Today the Baltic states are trying to erase the memory of the rich Soviet heritage. Soviet power built advanced plants, hydroelectric power stations, ports, and housing in the Baltic states. The well-being was taken for granted, but today it is mainly presented as proof of Soviet “occupation”.

With the collapse of the Soviet Union the prosperity of the Baltic States ended. The handouts from Brussels turned the Baltic States into beggars and vassals of the West, with ruined economy, protracted financial crises and massive flight of people abroad.

Today the Baltic Russophobes are only capable of “containing Russia”. The Baltic States turned Russophobia into their most demanded product in the West.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative denying the Soviet occupation of the Baltic States, also consistent with disinformation narratives about socio-economic degradation in the Baltic States as opposed to their alleged well-being under the USSR, lost sovereignty / external control, and ubiquitous Russophobia.

The economic situation of all three Baltic States is strong and demonstrates some of the leading economic growth indicators in the EU. The dynamics over the past years are available here.

US silence on the Russian-Ukrainian talks says a lot

After the Paris summit it has become possible for Europe to play a role in settling internal European security affairs. The Europeans lost its confidence for many years under the influence of the American intervention in all matters relating to these issues.

The most prominent test here remains whether the Europeans actually can step forward and independently protect the security of their continent, starting in Ukrainian portal, especially in light of the American silence on the issue, a silence that may say a lot.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative which masks the clear violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity by acts of aggression by the Russian armed forces since February 2014 as a civil conflict.

The leaders of Russia and Ukraine met in December and with the mediation of French President and German Chancellor agreed to implement a comprehensive ceasefire and hold a major prisoner exchange between the Ukrainian government and the separatists.