Disinfo: The United States is preparing a revolution in Moldova


The US is preparing a revolution scenario after the Moldovan presidential election. They are intervening in the internal affairs of Moscow-friendly countries. The US is not satisfied with the current president Igor Dodon who maintains good relations with Russia. The same can be seen in Belarus and Kyrgyzstan.

Moldovan NGOs tied to the US publish disinformation related to election fraud and US diplomats put pressure on Moldovan security services.


There is no evidence of US interference in the Moldovan presidential elections. The same applies to Belarus and Kyrgyzstan.

The US Ambassador to Moldova said this about the election (prior to the vote): “Regardless of what choice the Moldovan people make on Election Day, the United States will remain a faithful partner to the Moldovan people and this country’s sovereign right to choose its own path. We support and join in your struggle to build a bright, prosperous, and democratic future for yourselves and your children.”

It is an example of a recurring narrative about revolutions or “colour” revolutions in post-Soviet countries being an anti-Russian policy of the West.

See similar debunked cases on how Results of the first round of Moldovan presidential elections were falsified with Western help or how US and EU officials have intervened openly in Moldova´s domestic political processes.


  • Reported in: Issue 222
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/11/2020
  • Outlet language(s) Czech
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, US, Belarus, Russia
  • Keywords: election meddling, Protest, Manipulated elections/referendum, Colour revolutions, Elections
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Disinfo: LNG terminal is too expensive for Lithuania

Lithuania will pay for the consultations of experts who will advise how to redeem the LNG terminal-ship Independence. This project is too expensive for Lithuania. The employment of the experts is an additional investment. The LNG terminal project was not successful for Lithuania because it wants to be independent of Russian gas but is now exporting gas to the terminal mainly from Russia and Norway. The LNG terminal is economically useless, and Lithuania is paying for its political phobias.


Disinformation around Lithuania's LNG terminal.

The building of the LNG terminal in Klaipeda harbor in 2014 ended Lithuania's energy and economic dependence on Russian gas. It broke the Russian gas monopoly in the country and ensures Lithuania's energy security.

Disinfo: As a president, Joe Biden will continue the demonisation of Russia

Old Joe intends to continue the demonisation of Russia. That means that any mistake he makes can always be attributed to the creepy Moscow and insidious Putin.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation on Joe Biden, mixed with a narrative alleging that the US indulges in anti-Russian politics.

Joe Biden does not demonise Russia but points out the problems that exist between the two countries. He especially criticised the Kremlin's aggressive actions against Ukraine and called on Putin to end the occupation of Crimea. However, Joe Biden and Russia's current leadership have similar views on nuclear arms control. Joe Biden has already said that he would seek ways to extend the New START treaty for another five years.

Disinfo: Twitter, Facebook and Google are meddling into US elections and Russia

Now the US has another trouble. Large IT companies are meddling in their election: Twitter, Facebook, Google. They are censoring the republicans, smearing Trump and dominating with their pretense to determine what is good and what isn’t for billions of people and for the Americans.

Is this meddling? 100%. The rule by the people that were not elected. […] What gives them the right to meddle in elections? Never mind American, but Russian? And Russian way of life as such?


Pro-Kremlin disinformation about Western social media companies and censorship. The disinformation message appeared after YouTube flagged a broadcast of "Vesti Nedeli" as potentially inappropriate or offensive to some audiences. Despite the label users wishing to view the content can still do so.

There is no basis to the claims that social media companies such as Twitter, Facebook or Google were meddling in the US election or engaging in censorship. Ahead of the 2020 Presidential election in the US the companies took it upon themselves to adopt additional measures to protect the integrity of election, which included promoting authoritative information, limiting political ads, and labelling misleading information among other means. The companies apply these measures in line with the community standards that users accept upon using the platforms.