Disinfo: The Polish Presidential elections were totally falsified


Poland states that Belarus had “unjust elections”, which ended with 80% [support for Lukashenka]. In Poland, Andrzej Duda won the elections with 50.5%. At the present moment, everyone states that it was a total falsification.


An unfounded claim about Poland and the recent Presidential elections. According to the statement of the OSCE observation mission to Poland, the 2020 Presidential elections in this country were “competitive and well-organised”. The Parliamentary Assembly’s election assessment mission also did not doubt in the free and democratic character of the Polish elections. The results of all Polish elections are internationally recognised and there is no evidence of any substantial violations of the principles of free and democratic elections in Poland. At the same time, there is no doubt that the recent Presidential elections in Belarus were not free and the results were substantially manipulated – this position is shared by the EU , OSCE, and the USA. Moreover, the OSCE's observers have had major concerns about all Belarusian elections since 1996, which are not considered as free and democratic. See other disinformation messages about pro-Kremlin accusations against Poland - Poland is not a sovereign state, Polish governments continue to serve the American Empire and Poland is losing its independence.


  • Reported in: Issue 215
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 09/10/2020
  • Language/target audience: Polish
  • Country: Belarus, Poland
  • Keywords: Manipulated elections/referendum, Alexander Lukashenko, Elections, Andrzej Duda


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