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Swedish publicist Nilsson spreads anti-Ukrainian rhetoric in West

25 August, 2023 Friday
20:35

Swedish publicist Mats Nilsson promotes pro-Russian sentiments and anti-Ukrainian narratives of Russian propaganda among Western audiences

This was reported by the Center for Countering Disinformation.

"Nilsson claims that Ukraine cannot win the war against Russia and that the Ukrainian military are 'Nazis'. He also promotes the narratives that Ukraine has been terrorizing Donbas residents since 2014 and that the Ukrainian army is weak," the analysts note.

Nilsson wrote that Ukraine was allegedly running out of opportunities to recapture significant territories, and accused the American newspaper The Washington Post of spreading the story of "Ukraine's partial defeat with the loss of territories."

He also accused the Ukrainian government of "enormous violence against its own people in Donbas since 2014" and called on the West to "think twice before supporting and continuing to arm Ukraine."

In addition, the pro-Russian propagandist called all Ukrainian soldiers "vile Nazis" and said that Ukraine "lost the summer offensive" and "cannot win", while Russia "will not retreat".

He called Ukraine's accession to NATO a threat to the Monroe Doctrine, a political doctrine proclaimed by US President James Monroe in 1823 that, among other things, defined the principle of US non-intervention in European conflicts.

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