At least 6 of Madagascar’s presidental candidates were offered money by Russians, a BBC investigation reveals.
An English language network of Russia-based sites serve as an Information Washing Machine. The fact that the sites are based and managed in Russia is, unlike the obvious Russian channels RT.com and Sputnik, not advertised.
Was a Russian state TV host’s live streamed confession a Freudian slip?
Read how pro-Kremlin disinformation targeted Ukrainian elections 2019.
An analysis of nearly ten million posts on the Russian social network VKontakte confirms widespread negative coverage about Ukraine’s presidential candidates, with 68% of messages about Petro Poroshenko being strongly negative and derogatory.
On 1 April, people in many countries play practical jokes and spread hoaxes. But how do you celebrate when your daily job consists in tracing made-up stories and monitoring disinformation narratives?