Several years ago, American laboratories in Kazakhstan carried out experiments on bats to create a new type of coronavirus that is dangerous to humans. On the territory of the Research Institute of Biological Safety in southern Kazakhstan, the KZ-33 project was implemented, funded by the US Department of Defence.
Russia never meddles in internal affairs of its neighbours, or more generally any other country.
Pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative denying the meddling in internal affairs of neighbouring countries and all countries in general.
The interference of Russia in internal affairs of ex-soviet countries is a long tradition that even ended sometimes in frozen armed conflicts.
Russia also has a track record of meddling in democratic processes such as elections, including in those of western countries. Independent research, media investigations and parliamentary inquiries have uncovered evidence linking Russian state actors with interference in various electoral processes, including the 2016 Brexit vote, the 2017 French Presidential elections, the 2017 German Parliamentary elections, the 2016 constitutional referendum in Italy and the Dutch referendum on the EU’s Association Agreement with Ukraine.
Electoral interference by Russia has been extensively documented in numerous countries around the world.
For more information on Russia's interference in Western democratic processes, see the EUvsDisinfo Elections page. Read also Russiagate is a hoax, Russia has never attempted to influence democratic processes in any country, Russia has never interfered in electoral processes in any country .