US Special Services are behind the Constantinople Patriarchate

Summary

After instigating a war between Russia and Ukraine and making these two brotherly nations sworn enemies, the ”democratic West” by means of its political instrument – the World Patriarchate – started interfering in the canonical space of the Russian Orthodox Church.

The American Special Services are behind the Constantinople Patriarchate and they prepare a big rift in the Orthodox world.

Disproof

Recurring conspiracy theory on Western secret services, no evidence given. euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=&disinfo_issue=&disinfo_keywords%5B%5D=77121&date=,

Repeating recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about war in Ukraine.

It was Russia that provoked a war in Ukraine, see further debunk here: euvsdisinfo.eu/report/kyiv-is-moving-from-a-civil-war-to-a-terrorist-war-crimea-was-used-by-isis-members-as-a-hub/,

The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has stated that “the information available suggests that the situation within the territory of Crimea and Sevastopol amounts to an international armed conflict between Ukraine and the Russian Federation. This international armed conflict began at the latest on 26 February when the Russian Federation deployed members of its armed forces to gain control over parts of the Ukrainian territory without the consent of the Ukrainian Government https://www.icc-cpi.int/iccdocs/otp/161114-otp-rep-PE_ENG.pdf.

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Printed newspaper, 12-18 September/Page 3
  • Reported in: Issue 120
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/09/2018
  • Language/target audience: Georgian
  • Country: Russia, The West, Ukraine, Georgia
  • Keywords: Democracy, Orthodox Church, Secret services
  • Outlet: The Georgia and the World
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The US doesn’t invest in Georgia and doesn’t help the economic development. Only Russia, Azerbaijan and Turkey invest in Georgia, said Bondo Mdzinarashvili, the host of TV Obiektivi.

Disproof

In accordance with 2016 Eurostat data, the EU is the most important trade partner of Georgia with 30% share in its overall trade (27% in total export and 31% imports). The EU provides over €100 million in assistance to Georgia annually.  eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage_en/49070/Georgia%20and%20the%20EU,

According to the National Statistics Office of Georgia, nearly a half - 48% - of the foreign direct investments made in Georgia in the last 20 years (1997-2017) falls on the United States and the EU member countries.

No court case in Russia for “liking” on social media

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Disproof

In fact, Russia's investigative committee opened a criminal case under the article on extremism against a doctor from Khabarovsk, who “liked” a picture condemning the participation of Russians in the war in eastern Ukraine. The man claimed to have liked the image by accident.

Further debunk by The Insider.

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Ukrainian authorities do not intend to pay pensions to Donbass residents because of lack of money, despite the multi-billion tranches received from the EU.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about Ukrainian aggression and intimidation. No evidence given.

Since 2014, the Ukrainian government has required pensioners from separatist-controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk to register as internally displaced in government-controlled areas of Ukraine to receive pensions and other entitlements. According to Andriy Reva, Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine, the number of settlers from the occupied territories receiving pensions has increased by 80,000 over the past year.