Disinfo: US vassals question the outcome and results of the WWII

Summary

It would be naive to believe that the Russophobic leaders of Poland, Baltic states and Ukraine independently decided to reconsider the results of the WWII. Americans are losing their positions of world hegemony. So, they do everything possible to portray the USSR in a negative way on the eve of the Victory Day. Therefore, US vassals started this humiliating and senseless fuss around the outcome and results of the war. 

Disproof

A recurring pro-Kremlin narrative on “lost sovereignty”, Russophobia, and US presence in Europe. Pro-Kremlin outlets often allege that Poland, Baltic States or other European countries are US vassals and the Americans fully control their foreign policy. This message is also part of the Kremlin’s policy of historical revisionism.

On January 9, the Polish Parliament adopted the resolution “condemning the provocative and untrue statements by representatives of the highest authorities of the Russian Federation attempting to hold Poland liable for the WWII”. The Polish Parliament states that World War II was started by two totalitarian powers, which on 23 August 1939 signed the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. The main goal of this resolution is to prevent Russia from hampering the historical dialogue between Russia and other nations.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue186
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/01/2020
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, Baltic states, US, Poland
  • Keywords: USSR, Historical revisionism, WWII, US presence in Europe, Nazi/Fascist

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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