January 13, 2016 Special Dispatch No. 6261

Anti-American Cartoons In Russian Media On U.S. Foreign Policy, War On Terror

January 13, 2016
Russia | Special Dispatch No. 6261

Anti-American cartoons are quite common in the pro-government Russian media. The following are examples of such cartoons that describe the U.S. as an evil power that promotes terrorism while pretending to fight it. The cartoons are taken from two pro-regime Russian media outlets: Sputnik[1] and "Sharzh I Pero."[2]

Cartoons From Sharzh I Pero[3]

U.S. Pretends To Seek Peace But Promotes Terrorism And Violence


U.S. Foreign Policy Is To Destroy Independent Countries; American-Style Democracy Creates Millions Of Refugees


Cartoons From Sputnik News

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October 6, 2015

October 16, 2015

November 5, 2015

November 26, 2015

October 30, 2015 

October 2, 2015 

October 12, 2015  

U.S. Is The Chief Instigator And Trainer Of Insurgency

November  2, 2015   

U.S. Uses Alleged Russian Threat To Sic NATO On Russia

October 29, 2015 


[1] Sputnik International is a Russian internet and radio media network, launched in 2014 by the state-owned news agency Rossiya Segodnya. The website,, publishes in 35 languages and has English, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese news feed around the clock. Radio Sputnik broadcasts in 30 languages. The service has local editorial offices in Washington, Cairo, Beijing and Montevideo ( "About" section).

[2] Sharzh I Pero is a pro-government monthly featuring anti-Western political cartoons. It was formed in 2015 by an organization of Russian veterans. The cartoons presented here are taken from its website (, which features English translations for some of the content.

[3]; the cartoons are undated.

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