Category Archives: Disinformation

Who Benefits from ”Cui Bono”?

Obscuring Facts through Questioning Information One of the Kremlin’s mouthpieces, the Strategic Culture Foundation, suggests in an article that any questions on the attack on the Russian dissident Alexei Navalny should not be directed at Moscow, but to those who gain from the attack: As ever, the old criminologist question of who gains should be foremost here. Indeed, there are

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Question Less: RT Scabs Replace Belarusian Journalists on Strike

Journalists at the Belarusian State Channels started a strike 17 August. Alyaksandr Lukashenka reacted with almost immediately firing everybody and requesting Russia to send strike-breakers, scabs to Belarus. 21 August, the official Belarusian news wire quotes Lukashenka: I asked the Russians – “send us 2 – 3 teams of journalists, just in case”. EUvsDisinfo gets in contact with one of

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Human Rights Council commission concerned with discrimination of Russians in Ukraine

Warning! Contains Russian verbal diarrhea. MOSCOW, September 9 (RAPSI) – The Standing Commission on International Cooperation in Human Rights of Russia’s Presidential Human Rights Council has expressed its deep concern over violations of the rights of Russians residing in Ukraine, according to its Wednesday statement. According to Council member Alexander Brod, since September 1 education in all Russian-speaking schools has

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Facebook Nabs Russia-linked Campaign to Fuel U.S. Chaos

Facebook on Tuesday said that it caught a budding Russia-linked campaign to fuel political chaos in the U.S., working off a tip from the FBI in its latest take-down of coordinated inauthentic behavior at the leading social network. The network of 13 Facebook accounts and two pages posing as journalists and targeting left-wing progressives was removed for violating a policy against

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Russia’s English-language disinformation oulets disregard developments in belarus

“C’mon, let’s ignore!” The English-language segment of pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets is surprisingly indifferent towards the ongoing events in Belarus. With a few exceptions, most seem to avoid the topic. This is particularly visible in the case of the Strategic Culture Foundation platform, where the English language version offers five articles on Belarus since the protests commenced, while the Russian language

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Freedom as an Imperialist Scheme

Five days after the election in Belarus, an op-ed in Kremlin-owned RT described the protests as “Scripted by the imperialists”. The author, a frequent contributor to RT, describes the hundreds of thousands protesting against election-fraud, violence and dictatorship in Belarus, as duped by the evil puppet-masters of the West. In his narrative, Lukashenka represents an “unabsorbed government”, attempting to secure

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Russia and its supporters in Europe are trying to discredit Ukraine by spreading the narrative of “far-right extremism”

Authors:Gala SklyarevskaThis is stated in the response of the Ukrainian delegation to the PACE to a request from MediaSapiens The other day, some Ukrainian media reported that the PACE intended to send an additional mission to investigate “far-right extremism” in Ukraine. “112 Ukraine”, “Vesti” and other publications referred to the words of the chairman of the PACE monitoring committee Stefan Schennach,

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UK weighs plans to make foreign agents register after new report suggests bigger threat of Russian interference

22 July, 2020 – Fox News ‘The PM sat on this report for 10 months,’ Labor leader Keir Starmer said. Britain’s ministers are considering making foreign agents register with the government in the United Kingdom after an intelligence report detailed allegations that there was Russian interference in the European Union referendum. Ministers lambasted Prime Minister Boris Johnson for holding on to the report for 10 months and not taking

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‘Extraordinary’ claim that Russia meddled in elections requires proof, UKIP leader says

Warning! This article contains BS from an English traitor paid by Putin controlled media. London has yet to provide proof of Moscow’s alleged election meddling, the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has noted, as a fresh torrent of unsupported accusations gets hurled at Russia by the British government. Freddy Vachha said in an interview with Sputnik news agency

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The Kremlin Goes Orwellian on Orwell

Newspeak as Editorial Policy Recently, Russian Strategic Culture Foundation published an article, referring to George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. This is not very original; similar referrals appear frequently in pro-Kremlin media, suggesting that they represent the brave resistance against “The Thought Police” and “Big Brother” and other nasty Orwellian features. The author of the article hints that ominous techniques for

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New movie Mr. Jones, about reporter who exposed Ukraine famine horrors, is a timely reminder of the cowardice of our current press

This article contains Kremlin BS from another American Putin lover. Michael McCaffrey In 1933, British journalist Gareth Jones risked life and limb in service to the truth, while in comparison, the journalists of today only care about access to power and towing the elites’ ideological line. Mr. Jones, a new film by esteemed director Agnieszka Holland, tells the true story

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Latvia Bans Russia’s RT ‘Propaganda’ Channels

Latvia on Tuesday banned a number of Russia’s RT television channels from being distributed in the Baltic state because of international sanctions against the head of the Russian state television network. Latvia’s media watchdog, the National Electronic Media Council (NEPLP), notably banned RT’s main English-language broadcast service, its Spanish and Arabic counterparts, the RT Documentary channel, as well as the HD

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COVID-19 conspiracies, WWII revisionism, schadenfreude at US protests: Russian propaganda last week

A consistent principle of the Kremlin’s disinformation campaign is to keep its audience’s heads in a permanent state of spin. Confusion, after all, is paralyzing. When people cannot make sense of reality, they cannot act coherently in their own self-interest. The devilishly brilliant political parody account on Twitter @DarthPutinKGB said it best, “We don’t make up so many lies so you’ll believe one

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The Saker – Blind Loyalty, Disguised as Defiance

A Network of the Kremlin’s Obedient Followers The Saker of the Vineyard is a blog by a retired Swiss Red Cross officer, residing in Florida and defending Russia against an enigmatic Empire. The Saker has become a franchise for an international network of pro-Kremlin outlets, with branches in German, Italy, Latin America, and Russia. A Saker is a sort of

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Russian Propaganda: Russia ready to supply coronavirus vaccine, medication to global market

From the first days, Russia has been providing assistance to the countries in Europe, America and Asia, international institutions, including the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the Eurasian Economic Union and the World Health Organization. (ed. Most of this “assistance” was deemed faulty, dangerous, exaggerated, incompatible, unneeded, a PR stunt, accompanied with Russian intelligence officers, rejected and came with a hefty price

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Russian embassy calls Baltic States privileged under Soviet occupation

2020/06/28 – 08:00 – Euromaidan Press In September last year we revealed how the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs smeared the Baltic countries by claiming they have not become democracies respecting the rule of law. Despite the pushback, the Kremlin’s disinformation campaign has once again been dialed to history, due to the postponed Victory day parade celebrating the 75th anniversary of WWII. This

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The media attributed the gratitude to Medvedchuk to the resident of Spain, released from the “DPR”: she denied

TV channels from the orbit of the deputy of the People’s Deputy from the HMPR, Viktor Medvedchuk, spread the news that the Ukrainian Yevgeny Yepes thanked the pro-Russian politician for freeing the “ DPR” terrorists from captivity . It turned out to be a manipulation. In an article by the Spanish newspaper El Pais, cited by pro-Medvedchuk media, there is no hint of thanks to Medvedchuk. “You

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