DISINFO: America pushes Belarus to war through the actions of Poland and Latvia
  • Outlet: pl.sputniknews.com (archived)*
  • Date of publication: January 24, 2022
  • Article language(s): Polish
  • Reported in: Issue 271
  • Countries / regions discussed: Belarus, US, Latvia, Poland
Alexander Lukashenko West Military security threat Puppets US presence in Europe

DISINFO: America pushes Belarus to war through the actions of Poland and Latvia


Belarus does not need any war. But it is the Americans who push Belarus to these actions through the hands of the Poles and the Latvians. Belarus used to provide security in the region and this fact has always been appreciated. Why are they now pushing Belarus to these actions and making aggressors out of Belarusians since 2020? Today, the West is threatening Belarus.


A recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about Western attempts to organise a colour revolution in Belarus or destabilise this country. Poland, the Baltic states and the USA are presented here as countries with hostile and aggressive plans towards Belarus.

The claim that Poland, the Baltic states and the USA want to push Belarus to “war” is ungrounded. Poland is a neighbour of Belarus and it continues to support the Belarusian people. Poland respects the principles of international law and does not intervene in the domestic affairs of any country.

The Belarusian authorities have not presented any evidence of the alleged “aggressive and destabilising” actions of the EU member states and the USA against Belarus. Following the presidential elections in Belarus in August 2020, which were widely perceived as rigged by large parts of society, protests erupted in the country.

On 19 August 2020, the European Council called the Belarus elections neither free nor fair and on 2 October 2020, the Council imposed restrictive measures against 40 individuals identified as responsible for repression and intimidation against peaceful demonstrators, opposition members, and journalists, as well as for misconduct of the electoral process.

See similar pro-Kremlin disinformation messages - Poland presented a plan of active interference in the domestic affairs of BelarusPoland and Lithuania directly sponsor open extremist actions against Belarus, and the CIA will try to repeat a Maidan scenario in Belarus.


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