Disinfo: After the coup on April 7, 2009, Moldova became a Western semi-colony


After the coup on April 7, 2009, Moldova has become a real Western semi-colony. Outside mercenaries and emissaries have made a real takeover of the state.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about Moldova.

In 2009, after massive protests in Chisinau, which broke out immediately after the parliamentary elections won by the ruling Communist Party, repeated parliamentary elections were held in Moldova and centre-right and pro-European parties came to power. In 2014 Moldova signed the Association Agreement with European Union, which has been in full effect since July 2016. As a result, the preferential trade system has allowed the country to benefit from reduced or eliminated tariffs for its goods, and increased services market.

Since then, the country has benefited from numerous assistance projects from the European Union and other external partners, including for justice reform and the fight against corruption. EU financial aid to Moldova has funded numerous and diverse projects, including improving public administration and financial management; reform of the social aid system; and energy production based on solar and agricultural waste, waste collection among many others. The EU also imports products from Moldova: machinery and appliances, textiles, agricultural products and beverages, iron and steel.

Read similar cases claiming that Moldova's justice is in the pocket of the US and the EU, that the collapse of Moldova is inevitable and that the Moldovan Maidan scenario entered the implementation stage.


  • Reported in: Issue 233
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28/02/2021
  • Article language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Moldova, EU
  • Keywords: Sovereignty, AA/DCFTA, Coup, West, Eastern Partnership
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Disinfo: The US promotes and supports colour revolutions that turn into armed revolutions

The US promotes and supports local wars and coloured revolutions that turn into armed revolutions. The coloured revolution in Belarus is about to turn into an armed revolution.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative claiming that the Belarus protests are a “colour revolution” organised, funded and controlled by the US and other Western states.

The article’s message is consistent with the broad pro-Kremlin narrative that depicts colour revolutions as attempts by the West to overthrow unwelcome regimes in post-Soviet states and other regions. This narrative claims that protests, disorders and civil uprisings are never manifestations of popular discontent, but are colour revolutions directed and funded by Western intelligence services or other Western actors in order to destabilise targeted foreign states and bring about regime change.

Disinfo: US deliberately provoked Russia into invading Ukraine to impose sanctions

Ukraine is a political, diplomatic and financial burden on the United States. Washington is trying to hang this burden on Moscow. The US wanted Russia to occupy Ukraine in 2014, pay its debts, keep this 40-million-strong country, restore its infrastructure and suffer from sanctions after that.


This is a weird, albeit recurring propagandist narrative from pro-Kremlin media, claiming that the West deliberately incited Ukrainians to topple president Viktor Yanukovych in 2014 with a view to engineer clashed and drag Russia into a conflict which would trigger sanctions.

This is conspiracy speculation in a more extreme form. A quick reality check of (firstly) the Russian government's efforts to keep Yanukovych in power back in 2014 before he fled to Russia in February 2014 , and (secondly) the US and EUs strong financial and political support since 2014 - should do away with the speculation.

Disinfo: Europe and the United States destroy states and nations in pursuit of globalist interests

Europe and the United States, which are subservient to the globalist machine, destroy States and Nations as much as possible in pursuit of globalist interests disguised as sectors of the US government and agencies of the European Union.


This is a recurring pro-Kremlin narrative that seeks to discredit western liberal-democratic societies by claiming that“globalism” and/or global elites rob nations of their sovereignty and identity, and seek to establish a “world government”.The term “globalist machine”, used in the article, suggests that there is a “Shadow World Government”, an idea that in itself is also a recurring pro-Kremlin narrative.

It is not true that the US, the EU, “global élites” or the globalisation process“destroy nations and states”. Marked economy and economic globalisation increase economic interdependence among nations but do not engender the loss of national sovereignty nor do they lead to the destruction of nation-states and the creation of a “world government”. The role of the nation-state has actually increased in recent years and this trend has become more pronounced in times of the COVID-19 pandemic.