East StratCom disinformation claim:

Foreign countries embassies and NGOs decided outside of Georgia that a pro-European politician should be an MP in Georgia. The NGOs are funded by Soros Foundation Central Office and they are mobilizing to get him elected.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 2. September 2016

Debunk claim:

No evidence given. The West (EU, US) respects Georgian sovereignity. NGOs are autonomous groups reflecting the interests of civil society and promoting human rights and freedoms in accordance with Georgia’s own international engagements

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by EEAS Tbilisi in Disinformation Review issue 40. The item is located at row number 6 in the report.

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