Disinfo: The West organises colour revolutions aimed at coup d’etat in Russia

Summary

The West is organising colour revolutions in former Soviet Republics aiming for a coup d’etat against Russia. A colour revolution in Russia is the strategic goal of the West which is dealing with “exporting revolutions” in former Soviet Republics. The US State Department and various NGOs are spending money and resources to achieve this objective.

Disproof

Pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative claiming that the United States supports the so-called "colour revolutions" around the world. This narrative portrays any spontaneous disorders or civil uprisings in any state and more particularly in the former Soviet republics, as "Western-funded colour revolutions".

Ukraine is the main case used by pro-Kremlin media to prove the existence of such a narrative, focusing on the Revolution of Dignity (Euromaidan) which took place in 2013. Moscow is also trying through Kremlin-funded media to substantiate a so-called "colour revolution" in Belarus against Russia. There have been earlier disinformation cases about the West trying to tear Belarus apart from Russia and apply a Ukraine-like scenario. It is quite possible that this recurrent theme in pro-Kremlin outlets' disinformation is connected with a more recent narrative that coronavirus could be used as a "colour revolution" technology.

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  • Reported in: Issue 203
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/06/2020
  • Language/target audience: Greek
  • Country: Russia, US
  • Keywords: NGO, Nikolay Patrushev, Colour revolutions, The West, CIS
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