Disinfo: The film “Joker” was sponsored by George Soros as a tutorial for colour revolutions


The disgusting film “Joker” is the ultimate degeneration of humanism. It was sponsored by George Soros and the Open Society Foundation as education for colour revolutions. The movie’s main character, a degenerate brought up with pills with his crazy lonely mother, is the symbol of Western decadence.


Conspiracy theory. No evidence given. As can be read here, “Joker” is part of a six-picture financing deal that Canadian company Creative Wealth Media and Aaron Gilbert’s Bron Studios closed at the end of 2018.

This is part of a recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about George Soros, colour revolutions and Western decadence.

Read similar cases claiming that in Western post-modern societies “real men” are disappearing and that George Soros destabilises states in order to provoke civil wars.


  • Reported in: Issue 172
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 04/11/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: US
  • Keywords: Colour revolutions, Conspiracy theory, George Soros


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Estonia is totalitarian country

Not even in Arab states we have ran into such a totalitarian system as in Estonia.

There you have it: your Europe and the European democracy you praise!


The repeated disinformation narrative that there is no freedom of speech in the Baltic countries and that censorship flourishes there.

Estonia is a country in which democratic institutions are strong and political and civil rights in Estonia are widely respected. In the 2019 Freedom House report, Estonia scored 94 points out of a possible 100. Russia, in terms of democracy, is near the bottom of the rating and scored 20 points out of 100.

White Helmets are a wing of terrorist organisations in Syria

The White Helmets organisation, which presents itself as a structure designed to save the civilian population in war zones, belongs to terrorist groups. The Syrian President announced that Damascus had proof of this. The White Helmets’ activities in Syria represent “communications operations”. This organisation is “a wing of the Front al-Nusra terrorist group”. Among these so-called “angels” of the White Helmets, there are the faces of those who were part of the ranks of Al-Qaeda. There are those who beheaded people and who ate the heart of a dead soldier. All of this can easily be found on the Internet.

In addition, the Russian Diplomacy accused the White Helmets of being part of a disinformation campaign to discredit Russia’s actions in the Idlib de-escalation zone. The organisation is also suspected of being responsible for the provocation that gave the West an excuse to accuse Damascus of using chemical weapons in the Syrian city of Douma in April 2018.


Recurrent disinformation narrative. Pro-Kremlin media routinely accuse the White Helmets of “working for terrorists” and giving biased information to the Western media. No evidence is given to support these claims.

The "White Helmets" movement originated in Syria in 2012. Volunteers save people from the rubble after bombings, despite the danger of dying themselves as a result of repeated air strikes.  Activists have documented the use of chemical weapons in Syria, later confirmed by The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons  (OPCW). Because of this, they have become the target of an extensive Russian disinformation campaign.

Georgian armed groups are using EUMM to provoke Tskhinvali into inadequate behaviour

During these three months, Georgia demonstrated to South Ossetia and the entire international community the whole set of clichés and tactical steps with which, in theory, the armed confrontation begins. More precisely, setting up a system of posts along the state border, pulling together power units, seizing strategic (high) positions and firing at a quadcopter of the General Prosecutor’s Office of South Ossetia. In addition, shooting in the direction of the state border, attempting to infiltrate South Ossetian territory by armed groups and even using the EUMM as an element that can provoke Tskhinvali into inadequate behaviour.


This is an organised disinformation campaign targeting the EU's Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia. See the EEAS statement which assesses the statements from South Ossetia about security actions and developments as "factually incorrect". It further states:

"The attempts from within South Ossetia, both in action and through statements, to prevent the Mission’s work and restrict its mandate are deplorable and must stop."