Disinfo: Anti-Belarusian criminal activities are organised from the territory of Poland


The Belarusian authorities express concerns about the confirmed and documented facts of criminal activities organised from the territory of Poland. These activities pose risks to the life and health of the Belarusian citizens, public safety and property situated in Belarus.


A recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about Western attempts to organise a colour revolution in Belarus and to disrupt Belarusian-Russian relations.

No evidence is given for these “confirmed and documented facts” of the anti-Belarusian criminal activities organised from the territory of Poland.

The claims that Poland is trying to “organise a colour revolution in Belarus” or it “supports anti-Belarusian criminal activities” is a conspiracy theory. 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.

See other examples of similar messages: The West supports a bloody post-election Maidan scenario in Belarus; The West wants to prepare Maidan in Belarus and Poland presented a plan of active interference in the domestic affairs of Belarus.


  • Reported in: Issue 220
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 09/11/2020
  • Language/target audience: Polish
  • Country: Belarus, Poland
  • Keywords: Conspiracy theory, Organised crime, Democracy, Protest, Alexander Lukashenko


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