This week’s cases exemplify the impressive variety of ways that the pro-Kremlin disinformation machine adapts the narrative frame of Western imperialism to different situations and contexts.
The facts about Crimea’s annexation are now a taboo in Russia and subject to censorship.
Lies spread faster than truth, and the study by Eindhoven University of Technology suggests why.
The Kremlin enjoys almost total dominance on the Russian television market. But it also wants to control the online media scene.
Instead of reflecting on a complex and difficult history and Russia’s role in it, the pro-Kremlin media continues to attack those who do not blindly follow the myth of Soviet heroism.
Crimea-based pro-Kremlin disinformation outlet News Front publishes an article describing the atrocities performed by Syrian Dictator Bashar al-Assad and how “Putin’s Cyber Warriors obfuscate and confuse evidence for war crimes”. How come a “reliable” source of disinformation can suddenly be changing its policies?