Disinfo: Americans build military facilities in Bulboaca


The Pentagon is building military facilities near the Bulboaca village, close to Bender and Tiraspol.


This is a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about EU/NATO enlargement and the West's strategy of encircling Russia. 

The Training Center of the National Army - located in Bulboaca - is being refurbished by the Moldovan Armed Forces with US funds.

The Stopfals.md portal requested the opinion of the Ministry of Defense of Moldova regarding this statement. The Ministry confirmed that this Center is being renovated, but no military targets are being built by Americans.”During the period 2017-2019, the Global Initiative for Peacekeeping Operations (GPOI) is carried out at the National Army Training Center. The respective program aims to develop the training and training capabilities of the National Army personnel for participating in peacekeeping operations and modernising the training and logistics infrastructure of the center,” the Ministry of Defense says.

The project is based on the agreement between the US and Moldovan governments on cooperation to facilitate assistance, signed in Chisinau on March 21, 1994.

The GPOI program is an initiative funded by the US to develop the capacities of partner countries to effectively perform international peacekeeping operations under the aegis of the UN.

A similar case can be found here.


  • Reported in: Issue168
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24/08/2019
  • Language/target audience: Romanian
  • Country: Moldova, US
  • Keywords: Neutrality, NATO


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