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The protests by the supporters of Mikheil Saakashvili were organised by the US in order to destabilize Russia before the presidential election

Summary of Disinformation

The task is to create a hotbed of tension at the borders of Russia ahead of the presidential election in Russia.

 

Disproof

Conspiracy theory.  It is Russia, not the US, who annexed Crimea and waged a war in Donbas, creating tension at its borders.

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Reported in: Issue 85
Date: 17.10.2017
Language: Russian
Country of Origin: Russia, Ukraine, US
Reported by: Pavel Spirin, former journalist
Keywords: Destabilising Russia, Mikheil Saakashvili, Elections, Ukrainian statehood
Disinforming outlet: Mesto vstrechi @NTV, 14:14
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