Skip to Content

President Putin with Armin Wolf. Screenshot from ORF interview

Putin hints at US-backed Soros plan to target Euro

The US State Department would never admit to backing George Soros' meddling in the affairs of other countries, yet Kremlin is constantly being indicted for alleged meddling, Vladimir Putin told Austrian TV.

Published: June 6, 2018, 2:54 pm


    The Russian leader pointed to the double standards applied by the media.

    Billionaire financier Soros is attempting to “rock the euro” according to rumours, the Russian president noted in his interview with Armin Wolf of the Austrian state ORF channel.

    Wolf repeated several US evidence-free claims against Russia, including the use of “troll farms” by Moscow to meddle in US elections. When questioned about the alleged “trolls” hired to favour the election of Donald Trump, the Russian president replied that “the Russian state has nothing to do with it”.

    But he raised the question of double standards regarding the role of Soros in the EU.

    “There is such a personality in the US – Mr. [George] Soros, who interferes in all affairs around the world. I often hear from my American friends that ‘America as a state has nothing to do with [his activities],” Putin said.

    “There are rumors circulating now that Mr. Soros is planning to make the euro highly volatile. Experts are already discussing this. Ask the [US] State Department why he is doing this. The State Department will say that it has nothing to do with them – rather it is Mr. Soros’ private affair,” the Russian leader responded.

    Soros funds a network of NGOs and other front organisations in the former Soviet states, Eastern Europe, Africa and elsewhere, promoting an open-border, pro-American liberal agenda.

    Soros’s hostility towards national sovereignty and borders has a long history: in 1998 he called for the creation of “a new international authority that transcends the sovereignty of states to promote an open society.”

    His father, Tivadar, a Jewish lawyer, was already a globalist promoting Esperanto. Esperanto is a language created in 1887 by LL Zamenhof, a Polish eye doctor, for the purpose of “transcending national borders” and “overcoming the natural indifference of mankind”.

    Tivadar taught young George Esperanto and forced him to speak it at home. In 1936, Tivadar changed the family name from Schwartz to Soros, an Esperanto word meaning “to soar”.

    But the importance of national identity in Central and Eastern Europe remains unchanged. Pew Research Center data shows that 94 percent of Hungarians think customs and traditions are important for being truly Hungarian, while 81 percent of Hungarians affirm the importance of being born in Hungary.

    The corresponding figure in Sweden is 66 percent for customs and traditions, even though it is only 20 percent for birthplace.

    Hungary has thus cracked down on Soros’ meddling to aid migration with the “Stop Soros” bill. This week it will be debated by politicians in the capital, Budapest.

    The draft bill targets NGOs and individuals deemed to be aiding illegal immigrants in seeking asylum. In 2015, Soros-fronts were blacklisted in Russia as “a threat to the foundations of the constitutional system… and the security of the state”.

    Consider donating to support our work

    Help us to produce more articles like this. FreeWestMedia is depending on donations from our readers to keep going. With your help, we expose the mainstream fake news agenda.

    Keep ​your language polite​. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in​,​ for example​, ​Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.

    If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violation​s​ of​ any​ law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.

    If your comments are subject to preview ​by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.

    We reserve the right to del​ete​ comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.


    French PM announces appointment of ‘ambassador for LGBT + rights’

    ParisThe French Prime Minister has warned: "The battle of mentalities is not yet won." Élisabeth Borne announced on Thursday, August 4 that an "ambassador for LGBT + rights" would be appointed "before the end of the year" and that a fund of 3 million euros would be created to finance new LGBT + centers.

    Monsanto and BlackRock are buying up Ukraine

    KievUkraine is being sold off. The mendacious Western struggle for the "soul of Ukraine" is actually for the monopolies, Monsanto, Vanguard and BlackRock - to pick the country apart.

    UN declares war on ‘dangerous’ conspiracy theories: ‘World is not secretly run by elites’

    ParisUNESCO says it is seriously concerned about the increase in "disinformation" and "conspiracy theories". And they plan to put an end to it through a network of informants.

    Warsaw announces massive rearmament

    WarsawPoland, a NATO big-spender already, wants to become the strongest military power in Europe. Massing in lowland plains east of Warsaw, the country is eyeing its traditional place for major battles with Russia.

    What will be the price of Sweden joining NATO?

    StockholmNot all Swedes agree that joining NATO was such a good idea. Jan Milld explained to a Swedish weekly what the move would mean for the country. Milld is a member of the Alternative for Sweden.

    Pharmaceutical companies behind appeal to Swiss Federal Council for monkeypox vaccines

    ZurichBecause the monkeypox vaccination is not yet available in Switzerland, queer organizations are now collecting signatures to petition the government. Has the Swiss health authority underestimated the situation?

    What are the first names of ‘German’ criminals?

    BerlinFacts don't matter: the assessment that foreigners are more criminal than Germans is officially considered to be a "right-wing extremist' notion. By doing so, the problem is never addressed.

    Exclusive: Swedish politician’s Bilderberg attendance exposed through FOI

    StockholmSweden's Minister of Social Affairs Lena Hallengren traveled to the US at the beginning of June to meet globalist politicians and vaccine companies, as well as to attend the Bilderberg Group meeting in Washington DC. The whole thing became an expensive trip for Swedish taxpayers. Hallengren not only chose to fly business class on all flights, but she also stayed in several different luxury hotels.

    Religion above the law?

    BrusselsIn view of the fact that the number of foreigners in Belgian prisons remains disproportionately high, mainstream parties have tried to minimize the political impact of the facts.

    EU struggles to cancel winter

    BrusselsIf that isn't a resounding slap in the face for Brussels: Hungary is negotiating with Russia about additional gas supplies. The Hungarian Foreign Minister Szijjártó was in Moscow for this purpose and was conferring there with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Explosive: the action took place without consultation with Brussels – and is thus tantamount to a direct affront to the address of the EU.

    Go to archive