Disinfo: The USA wanted to create a pseudo-Islamic state in Syria,…

Summary

The USA wanted to create a pseudo-Islamic state in Syria, which would help ISIS destroy Iran; Vladimir Putin stopped them from this.

Disproof

No evidence given.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 17
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/02/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Iran, US, Syria
  • Keywords: Muslim/Islam, Vladimir Putin, Conspiracy theory, Daesh

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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The civil war in Ukraine is entering a new phase:…

The civil war in Ukraine is entering a new phase: Petr Poroshenko promised to resume full-scale shelling of Donbass.

Disproof

There is no civil war in Ukraine; it is a war between Ukraine on one side and Russia-backed separatists on the other side. // Petro Poroshenko has not made any statement like this.