Why Vladimir Putin Invoked The Golden Billion Theory To Justify Russia’s War In Ukraine

Ukraine War

Amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin invoked the decades-old conspiracy theory of the “golden billion”. The theory alleges that the west is out to dominate the world and impose its will over unwilling nations. The theory was first used by Anatoly K Tsikunov and over the years became the staple of Russian conspiracy theory. In the week Decode, we look at what is the “golden billion” theory and why Putin is invoking it amid the war.

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