Disinfo: The US seeks to destabilise Russia and China and to provoke a Sino-Russian war

Summary

After the fall of the Berlin War and the end of the Cold War, the United States – which became a unipolar superpower with no counterveiling superpower to restrain its behaviour – engaged in an increasing number of conflicts around the world. Only the rise of a Eurasian superpower can counter the political, technological and military might of the US and deter its engagement in violent conflict.

As China and Russia seek to achieve superpower status, the US will attempt to destabilise them through economic and eventually military pressure. The United States will predictably try to provoke conflict on the borders of both of these powers in order to destabilise them and (ideally in the mind of the US political elite) bring them into direct conflict with one another.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. The article provides no evidence to support its claims. This is a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the US and other Western states allegedly pursuing a belligerent and hostile agenda against Russia and China. One particular version of this narrative claims that the US seeks to destabilise Russia and China because these two states challenge the unipolar liberal world order.

There is no evidence that the US aims to destabilise Russia and China nor to provoke a war between these two states. US national security and defence strategy documents state that Russia and China are the US’ s strategic competitors and that their foreign policies tend to undermine the rules-based international order. However, neither these documents nor any other serious source on US foreign policy state that the Russian and Chinese challenges should be addressed by promoting destabilisation and a Sino-Russian conflict.

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publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 218
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 30/10/2020
  • Language/target audience: Italian, English
  • Country: China, US, Russia
  • Keywords: War preparation, Anti-Russian, Destabilising Russia, Conspiracy theory
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Protests in Poland are about falsified elections and economic problems, not about abortions

The revolution in Poland started because of the falsified elections and economic problems. Warsaw started to intervene in the affairs of another country, trying to inspire a riot in Belarus. Poland wanted to organise a revolution in Belarus, but now, they are facing this revolt themselves. The Polish women started to protest not because of the prohibition of abortions – this situation was the last straw. Andrzej Duda won the Presidential elections falsifying them – that is why everything [protests] started.

Disproof

An unfounded claim accusing the Polish authorities in the falsification of the recent Presidential elections and in alleged attempts to organise a revolution in Belarus. In addition, this message provides wrong information about the character of the protests taking place in Poland in connection to the recent prohibition of abortions due to severe health defects.

On October 22, the Polish Constitutional Tribunal announced that abortions due to severe birth defects are unconstitutional. This situation resulted in massive protests all over the country – according to the polls, between 66% and 73% of the Poles disagree with the decision of the Tribunal.

Brussels organised the protests in Poland because of its pro-American policies

Brussels and the left-liberal circles of the European elite are managing the forces, which de facto put the protests on the streets. The Polish conservatives are oriented on the USA. That is why the protests are largely connected with Brussels’ dissatisfaction with the recent policies of the Polish authorities. They [Brussels] can send the funds through foundations, European parties that are partners of similar political forces in Poland.

Disproof

An unfounded claim promoting the idea that the current protests in Poland are somehow connected to the alleged dissatisfaction of the EU authorities with close relations between Poland and the USA. Poland is often presented by the pro-Kremlin sources as a “puppet-state” of the United States.

On October 22, the Polish Constitutional Tribunal announced that abortions due to severe birth defects are unconstitutional. This situation resulted in massive protests all over the country – according to the polls, between 66% and 73% of the Poles disagree with the decision of the Tribunal.

Killing of Samuel Paty coordinated by the Elysee

Member of the European Parliament, Manon Aubry (confirmed) that these attacks (the killing of French teacher Samuel Paty) are coordinated directly from the Elysee with the support of the extreme right.

Disproof

The article misquotes Aubry's words and promotes disinformation regarding the French teacher who was decapitated outside a school in Paris on 16th of October.

Aubry’s actual words, as mentioned in her article on the Mediapart website, were questioning the “nauseating debates imposed by the right and supported by the media”. Aubry was, in fact, trying to set the record straight against those “who want to take the opportunity to undermine our [French] democracy and divide our country”.