Disinfo: West is increasingly decadent, will look like Sodom and Gomorrah in the future

Summary

American society and the entire West are showing increasing signs of moral, human and material decadence. Their future will be not be peace and prosperity, but will look more like Sodom and Gomorrah.

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  • Reported in: Issue 186
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24/02/2020
  • Outlet language(s) Italian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: US
  • Keywords: Religion, Western values, European values
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Lithuania and Poland are already dividing Kaliningrad on the map

There are voices in the West that are urging to review the results of the WWII and raising territorial claims to Russia. They are already diving the map of Kaliningrad – which part will go to Lithuania, and which – to Poland.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about encircled Russia. Neither Lithuania nor Poland have any territorial claims for Kaliningrad.

See previous examples of disinformation messages alleging that Kaliningrad exclave is threatened by NATO; and that the US plans to take over the Kaliningrad region.

Ukrainians' hatred towards the Russians is now turned against their own citizens

Russophobia, which was cultivated in Ukraine for the past 6 years it lead to hatred that is now directed at Ukrainians themselves.

Maidan and policies of the recent years have left a trace on Ukrainians. People’s hatred toward Russians is now turned against their own.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the Russophobia in Ukraine. See recent disinformation cases alleging that Ukraine is Russophobic Nazi state controlled by the US, and that Nazis took over Ukraine with a coup.

The disinformation message appeared after dozens of protesters in a Ukrainian town have attacked buses carrying evacuees from coronavirus-hit China. The protests were ignited after a mass email claiming to be from Ukraine’s health ministry spread false information that there were five cases of coronavirus in the country, on the same day a plane carrying evacuees from China arrived. According to the Security Service of Ukraine, the email has originated from outside of Ukraine.

The goal of Maidan was to bring oligarchs to power

It has been 6 years since the Maidan coup in Ukraine. People were expecting Europe, freedom and heavenly manna, but instead got European slavery. And also a hike in crime, corruption and debts. Despite the rotation of government officials, nothing has changed in the country. But this was the goal of Maidan – to bring oligarchs to power and consolidate their position. Western puppet masters are behind this all.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about Euromaidan.

The demonstrations that began in Kyiv in November 2013, called "Maidan" or "Euromaidan", emerged organically as a result of the Ukrainian people's frustration with former President Yanukovych's last-minute U-turn on the highly anticipated EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, which had been under negotiation for seven years. The protests were followed by Presidential and parliamentary elections.