Germany is cracking down on disinformation with a tough new law fining social-media companies up to 50 million euros for spreading fake news and other damaging content.
TV Zvezda claims that almost half of Ukraine’s population has left the country and is working abroad. This figure, however, is not supported by any available statistics.
Building a botnet, a network of automated social media accounts used to spread disinformation, is cheap. A few hundred US dollars is all it costs to create a Twitter bot army.