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The Most Popular Conspiracy Theory  

Professor Aleksander Panchenko–about the Dulles Plan and its influence.

Atlas Obscura

In Russia, the Dulles Plan is "perhaps the most popular 'indigenous' post-Soviet conspiracy theory," says Aleksander Panchenko, a literary scholar at the the Russian Academy of Sciences, who's studying the plan and its influence. The faux document at the heart of the conspiracy theory is supposed to lay out a strategy for undermining Russian power by sowing "chaos and confusion"–to defeat Russia by destroying its people from the inside.

20 february