Helga Zepp-LaRouche Responds to Ukrainian Enemies List
July 27, 2022 (EIRNS)—The so-called “Ukrainian Center for Countering Disinformation,” which is listed as being part of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, has released a list of 78 individuals—the first 30 were all speakers at conferences of the Schiller Institute—whom it accuses of having promoted “Russian propaganda.” While the Center was created in 2021, with the idea of becoming a “vital hub of counter-disinformation strategy and resources not just domestically, but internationally” ; it had “been brewing since 2014,” according to a briefing by Andriy Yermak, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine for President Zelenskyy.
That interestingly places it in the immediate context of the Western-backed Maidan Coup, the prehistory for which Victoria Nuland claimed the U.S. had spent $5 billion. So the idea of creating such a hub to control the narrative about the circumstances of that coup, seems to be a continuity of the policy of Nuland, of “Fuck the EU” fame.
The effort to control this narrative has become full of holes however, since another such outfit, namely the U.S. blog called PropOrNot, which was among the first to propagate the story of the Ukrainian Center, was the main loudspeaker for the Russiagate-scandal against President Trump in 2016, which has since been completely discredited as a hoax cooked up by a gang of British intelligence and Clinton campaign operatives.
Otherwise, the poor authors of the Center seem to suffer from the syndrome of belief in conspiracy theories, since they assume that such a wide array of speakers representing top institutions from around the globe are all Putin agents and can’t think for themselves.