Disinfo: The only political goal of the West is to pass…

Summary

The only political goal of the West is to pass Ukraine into the hands of Russia, to make Kremlin preoccupied with Ukrainian problems.

Disproof

Both the EU and the US have many political goals, not all of them connected to Ukraine. // The West does not want to pass Ukraine into Russia's hands, the West supports sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and has even imposed sanctions on Russia for violating these.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 59
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: West, The West

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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There has been an agreement between president Bush and president…

There has been an agreement between president Bush and president Gorbachev that NATO won’t be enlarged by the Eastern European countries in exchange for USSR’s agreement with the unification of Germany.

Disproof

No such promise was ever made, and Russia has never produced any evidence to back up its claim: bit.ly/2eFPg9s,