Russian state media more than tripled the defence budget of NATO member Latvia, from 2 percent to a whopping 6.4 percent of its Gross Domestic Product.
Bad news for fans of Johnny Depp: the Hollywood star is not selling private dates to female admirers as claimed in Russian media.
The downing of flight MH17 has been one of the most lied-about events in recent years, and new revelations blaming Russia for the tragedy have triggered a flurry of fresh disinformation stories from Moscow.
Ukraine is building a 120-kilometre waterway to cut off Crimea from mainland Ukraine. At least, that’s what pro-Kremlin media would have us believe.
Russian authorities and state media have spared no effort to deny Moscow’s involvement in the MH17 tragedy. Since the airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine almost four years ago, killing everyone on board, as many as 57 cases of pro-Russian disinformation have been catalogued by EUvsDisinfo.
Polish authorities issue 5-year entry bans against five alleged Russian ‘information war’ operatives involved in stoking Polish-Ukrainian animosity.