East StratCom disinformation claim:

The USA caused the collapse of the USSR, and now together with Europe they are trying to destroy Russia.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 1. March 2016

Debunk claim:

Repeating an older disinformation with no supporting evidence given.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 18. The item is located at row number 28 in the report.

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