Disinfo: US is afraid of the leakage of infectious substances on its territory so it builds secret laboratories in colonised countries

Summary

Americans don’t want to conduct studies and keep laboratories on their territory, therefore they chose colony countries like Ukraine for these purposes. [Secret US] laboratories exist in Georgia too, so Mikheil Saakashvili will be very helpful in Ukraine.

The United States of America equips bio-laboratories in the territory of post-Soviet countries precisely because they are afraid of the leakage of infectious substances and waste on its territory.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory and recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation about the US developing biological and/ or chemical weapons around the world.

The US supports the research against dangerous infectious diseases through the Biological Threat Reduction Program. In the wake of a disinformation campaign about the US-Ukraine cooperation to reduce biological threats, the US Embassy in Ukraine reaffirmed that the country offers its support to ensure Ukraine can detect and report outbreaks caused by dangerous pathogens before they pose security or stability threats.

There is no evidence that Mikheil Saakashvili (the new deputy prime minister of Ukraine) has anything to do with USA laboratories.

 

Read a similar case: Virology laboratories in Ukraine are testing viruses and chemical weapons on their own citizens.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 194
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24/04/2020
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, Georgia
  • Keywords: Lugar Laboratory, laboratory, Mikheil Saakashvili

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