Disinfo: Biden’s election victory will lead to a Hungarian Maidan

Summary

The Biden administration will actively intervene in Hungarian affairs and incite a new “Maidan” revolution around the 2022 parliamentary elections in Hungary.

Disproof

Recurring disinformation narrative by pro-Kremlin actors on EU and the US interfering in foreign countries: and unfounded claims around President elect Joe Biden.

There is no evidence suggesting that the West orchestrated the 2013-2014 and there are no preparations to do so in any other country that is territorially close to Russia. Pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives frequently claim that popular protests around the world are allegedly incited, and funded, by the US and other Western states, including colour revolutions in post-Soviet states, the “Arab Spring” revolts, Euromaidan in Ukraine, protests in Catalonia and others. This narrative claims that protests, disorders, and civil uprisings are never manifestations of popular discontent but are “colour revolutions” directed and funded by the West.

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publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 224
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 26/11/2020
  • Language/target audience: Hungarian
  • Country: Hungary, US
  • Keywords: US Presidential Election 2020, Joe Biden

Disclaimer

Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

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