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The protests in France were organized by the UK and US

Summary of Disinformation

The United States and United Kingdom organized the “yellow vests” protests in France, but accused Russia of standing behind them. They try to expand the protests all over Europe in order to destroy the European Union.


The US tries to revive the historical confrontation between Germany and France in order to destroy the EU.

ukraina.ru/news/20181216/1022090822.html, politexpert.net/132933-poslednii-scenarii-ssha-dlya-dozhivayushei-evropy-razryv-soyuza-uglya-i-stali
web.archive.org/web/20181218121707/https://ukraina.ru/news/20181216/1022090822.html, web.archive.org/web/20181218121738/https://politexpert.net/132933-poslednii-scenarii-ssha-dlya-dozhivayushei-evropy-razryv-soyuza-uglya-i-stali

No evidence given. Recurring pro-Kremlin conspiracy narrative about "yellow vests" and the United States' actions in Europe.

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Reported in: Issue 130
Date: 16.12.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Europe, UK, Russia, EU, US
Keywords: yellow vests
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Ukraina.ru Politexpert
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