Disinfo: Protests in Poland are about falsified elections and economic problems, not about abortions


The revolution in Poland started because of the falsified elections and economic problems. Warsaw started to intervene in the affairs of another country, trying to inspire a riot in Belarus. Poland wanted to organise a revolution in Belarus, but now, they are facing this revolt themselves. The Polish women started to protest not because of the prohibition of abortions – this situation was the last straw. Andrzej Duda won the Presidential elections falsifying them – that is why everything [protests] started.


An unfounded claim accusing the Polish authorities in the falsification of the recent Presidential elections and in alleged attempts to organise a revolution in Belarus. In addition, this message provides wrong information about the character of the protests taking place in Poland in connection to the recent prohibition of abortions due to severe health defects.

On October 22, the Polish Constitutional Tribunal announced that abortions due to severe birth defects are unconstitutional. This situation resulted in massive protests all over the country – according to the polls, between 66% and 73% of the Poles disagree with the decision of the Tribunal.

In terms of the “falsified” Polish 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 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.

The claim that Poland tried to “organise a revolution in Belarus” is a conspiracy theory.

See similar disinformation messages - The Polish Presidential elections were totally falsified, Poland and Lithuania directly sponsor open extremist actions against Belarus and Poland presented a plan of active interference in the domestic affairs of Belarus.


  • Reported in: Issue 218
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 29/10/2020
  • Language/target audience: Polish
  • Country: Belarus, Poland
  • Keywords: children, Protest, Manipulated elections/referendum, Alexander Lukashenko, Colour revolutions, Elections, Conspiracy theory, Andrzej Duda


Cases in the EUvsDisinfo database focus on messages in the international information space that are identified as providing a partial, distorted, or false depiction of reality and spread key pro-Kremlin messages. This does not necessarily imply, however, that a given outlet is linked to the Kremlin or editorially pro-Kremlin, or that it has intentionally sought to disinform. EUvsDisinfo publications do not represent an official EU position, as the information and opinions expressed are based on media reporting and analysis of the East Stratcom Task Force.

see more

Three Seas Initiative is a pro-American, anti-Russian and Eurosceptic bloc of countries

Behind the curtain of the Three Seas Initiative, there is a concept of the North-South belt of the anti-Russian and Eurosceptic countries, which separate Germany from Russia. It is a fundamental geopolitical sense for the establishment of the Intermarium. It is supposed to be a strong, pro-American, anti-Russian, Eurosceptic bloc of countries, which will try to build its own identity and its independence. The scale of this independence will be determined by the interests of the United States.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about regional organisations in Central and Eastern Europe – this narrative presents such organisations as Eastern Partnership and the Three Seas Initiative as anti-Russian projects managed by the USA.

The statement that the Three Seas Initiative is an anti-Russian and anti-EU project fully controlled by the USA is a conspiracy theory.

US media allegations of Russian meddling in US elections are not based on any evidence

US media allegations of Russian meddling in US elections are not based on any evidence and are only part of the US internal political confrontation.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative attempting to depict accusations of Russian meddling in Western democratic processes as factually unfounded and driven by “Russophobia”.

Robert Mueller's investigation concluded that Russia did interfere in the 2016 election. Mueller’s report maintains that “the investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities”. Nevertheless, it states that Russian interference activities did take place.

The death of Georgia’s statehood and Georgians as a nation is a matter of time

Georgia is a sham country, where at the state level a game of independence of the supposedly European type is being played. It is also accompanied by a fake game of supposed democracy, with the priority of protecting the incomprehensible rights of LGBT people, protecting the rights of everyone except the rights of Georgia and its citizens of sound mind. Accordingly, in this country the law has no force, the law acts selectively, which means that the law does not work in Georgia. In Georgia, the law is not only under someone’s authority, but this “someone” is outside the country, is a foreign force (but not Russia). It turns out that the law does not work for Georgians twofold, and the death of Georgia’s statehood that has not yet taken place is a matter of time. Not only statehood is dying, but also Georgians as a nation. It happens through the recruitment of young people and promoting to them anti-Russian propaganda, which contains many elements that undermine their interest in religion, military affairs, everything traditional and devotion – everything that Plato considered the fundamental basis of raising children.


A recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about lost sovereignty, challenging Georgian statehood, nationality and values, as if Georgia is ruled by the West and cooperation with the Western institutions destroys the country's sovereignty.

Media Development Foundation's media monitoring results revealed that the narrative that the West is meddling in sovereign affairs of Georgia and virtually run the country, is one of the main trends of anti-Western propaganda and disinformation in the country.