US Democratic Party will win Ukrainian parliamentary elections

Summary

Soros’ associates, including Victor Pinchuk, are behind Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Pinchuk and his people placed a bet on the political parties of Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Svyatoslav Vakarchuk. Therefore, the US Democratic Party will inevitably win in the Ukrainian elections, because these parties are likely to form a governing coalition.

Disproof

This message is a variation of a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about Ukraine's 'American curators,' this time alleging that Ukraine's president is controlled by George Soros and his associates, including Ukrainian oligarch, Victor Pinchuk. This message contains recurring disinformation narratives about Western meddling in Ukraine's elections and Ukraine as a state under foreign control.

The alleged links between Soros and Zelenskyy were first reported by Rossiyskaya Gazeta, the official newspaper of the Russian government, in a February 2019 article which counts "friends of George Soros and other globalists" among members of Zelenskyy's election team, without further elaboration.

The Soros-Zelenskyy angle has since been picked up by pro-Kremlin websites in Russia and Ukraine, although the stories are usually unburdened by evidence. In a rare stab at fact-based reporting, one Russian website draws a link between Soros and Zelenskyy's economic adviser by noting that in 1993, the latter enrolled in an Estonian university where the tuition fee for his first year of study was partly covered by the Soros Fund.

See earlier disinformation cases alleging that George Soros controls Ukrainian leader, that Zelenskyy is part of a Clinton-led global campaign against Donald Trump, and that the US fully controls Ukrainian politics through Israel.

Read our past analysis about the all-powerful Mr Soros.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 158
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/07/2019
  • Language/target audience: Belarus
  • Country: US, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Volodymyr Zelensky, Democratic Party (US), Conspiracy, Ukrainian statehood, George Soros
  • Outlet: Grani Formata @ Sputnik Belarus Time 14:36 - 15:50
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The main ideas behind Poland’s geopolitical doctrine after 1989 (named after Giedroyc and Mieroszewski) are the following:

  • The need to weaken Russian positions in Eastern Europe through the creation of a buffer zone of countries opposing Russia;
  • The countries of this buffer zone should be under the sphere of economic and humanitarian interests of Poland. This means – no use of Russian energy sources by these countries and their use as a source of cheap labour force and a market for Polish goods;
  • Polish assistance with reforms and democratisation as well as reforming their national consciousness into anti-Russian one.

This doctrine de facto envisages (…) direct intervention into domestic affairs of the countries, which used to be part of Rzeczpospolita.

 

Disproof

This is a conspiracy theory and misrepresentation of actual Giedroyc-Mieroszewski doctrine. It contains recurring pro-Kremlin narratives about Poland's plans to partition Belarus and establish the Fourth Republic and to disrupt Belarus-Russia ties.

The mentioned doctrine was developed in the 1970s by Polish émigrés Jerzy Giedroyc and Juliusz Mieroszewski. The doctrine urged the need to rebuild good relations among Central and Eastern European countries and foresaw Poland's relations with Ukraine, Lithuania and Belarus as the foundation of its foreign policy. This called for Poland to reject any imperial ambitions and controversial territorial claims, and to accept the post-war border changes. The doctrine supported independence for Belarus and Ukraine. It did not promote the idea to establish a Polish empire at the expense of Poland's eastern neighbours. See here for more information about the Giedroyc-Mieroszewski doctrine.

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Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria.

In March 2019, the OPCW confirmed in its final report that chlorine was used in the attack on Douma, April 7, 2018.