East StratCom disinformation claim:

George Soros is financing programs around the world that “all work to weaken the ability of national and local authorities in Western democracies to uphold the laws and values of their nations and communities and to hinder free markets.”

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 28. August 2016

Debunk claim:

George Soros established the Open Society Foundations to help countries make the transition from communism. https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/ // No evidence for the accusations given.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values think-tank in Disinformation Review issue 40. The item is located at row number 1 in the report.

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