DISINFO: West aims to destroy historic conscience of Belarusian society
Western countries control a network of Belarusian NGOs which threaten the Belarusian state and society. In the coming years, the West will direct its efforts to destroy the historic conscience of Belarusian society, to create a negative image of Russia and misconceptions of Russia-Belarus relations among Belarusians, to spark nationalism and to discredit important state and societal institutions including the President, army, law-enforcement agencies and Orthodox church. These activities are already underway; however the development of information technologies makes them cheaper and gives them a new dimension.
This disinformation message is a conspiracy and a recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about Western attempts to organize a colour revolution in Belarus and to make Belarus an anti-Russia bastion. The assistance given by the EU to Belarus is aimed at improving the quality of life of Belarusian citizens in a tangible and visible manner, by strengthening the economy, governance, connectivity and society. Find out more about the EU's assistance to Belarus here.