Disinfo: China and Russia must fight colour revolutions together


In fact, the Chinese Foreign Minister recognised the existence of such a threat in his country [the "Orange Revolution"], as well as in Russia, and called on Moscow to take joint measures and "build a common approach to defend political sovereignty", with the aim of neutralising this danger.

The speech of the Chinese Foreign Minister implicitly indicates that such "revolutions" do not occur on their own, but are provoked by an external power, in this case, the United States.


Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative claiming that protests, disorders and civil uprisings are never manifestations of genuine popular discontent and political desires, but are foreign engineered 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.

There is no evidence to support any of these claims. Read more about the concept of "colour revolutions" in the pro-Kremlin media here.

Read similar cases in our database claiming that the West is behind the protests in Belarus, that the Arab Spring was organised by the West, and that Americans and Europeans are orchestrating protests around the world; or that a London-based headquarters organise colour revolutions; or that Colour revolution in Belarus failed, that the West pursues a Maidan policy towards Belarus to encircle Russia.


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  • Reported in: Issue 236
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18/03/2021
  • Article language(s) Arabic
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: China, Russia, US
  • Keywords: West, Colour revolutions, Conspiracy theory, Protest, Encircling Russia
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Washington's frequent accusations about the Russian interference in the US political processes are all unfounded

Washington's frequent accusations about the Russian interference in US political processes are all unfounded. There is no evidence that Russia intervened in US political processes.


This is a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative attempting to depict Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election and in other political processes in Western countries as factually unfounded.

It is not true, as the article claims, that there is no evidence of Moscow's interference in US presidential elections.

The West sponsored the Belarusian protests and planned to attack Belarus

Belarus continues strengthening political and military relations with Russia due to the West-sponsored protests of autumn 2020. The Western forces promoted a “new Belarus” project to model Iraq, Libya, or Yugoslavia. Washington and Brussels have turned the Baltic states and Poland into one large military training ground near the Belarusian and Russian borders.


The disinformation message is consistent with recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about the aggressive West and NATO, protests in Belarus, the puppet status of the Baltic states and Poland, and the Western attempts to instigate colour revolutions in the EU neighbourhood.

There is no evidence that Western countries staged massive unprecedented protests in Belarus following the 9 August 2020 presidential elections. In fact, the Belarusian people revolted against election fraud and police violence towards thousands of rally participants. Read more about the Belarusian protests and the EU's response to massive election fraud and violence by state authorities.

The 2014 Crimean Referendum was used to reduce Poland to a role of a vassal

What was the Crimean referendum for Poland? It would probably have not had any impact on the situation in this country. It is even possible to say that the reduction of the size of the territory of chaos in a neighbouring state would be beneficial for Poland. From the point of view of Warsaw, the Crimean events of March 2014 were neutral. Although, they have become the reason for unleashing unprecedented anti-Russian hysteria in this country. The Crimean events resulted in the influx of thousands of foreign soldiers to Poland, reducing this country to a humiliating role of a vassal of foreign interests.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about “lost sovereignty”. Poland is often presented as a “puppet-state”, "colony" or a vassal of the United States, Germany, Israel or the EU. This narrative includes a message that the USA manipulates Poland in order to promote its anti-Russian policies in the region.

The claim that the Crimean Referendum was used in order to turn Poland into a “vassal” and to deploy thousands of foreign soldiers to this country is unfounded.