Russian reporters have played a key role in exposing the Kremlin’s disinformation around the downing of Malaysia Arlines flight MH17. But being an investigative journalist in Russia comes at a cost.
To illustrate the scope of the pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign regarding MH17, we have visualized the evolution of the narratives from the aftermath of the crash to the present day.
Five years and 9 million tweets later, we investigated how trolls were spreading disinformation about the downing of MH17.
New Eastern Outlook has created an entire team of Franken-Journos: artificial journalists who exist only on paper.
British Society of the Round Table has infiltrated the US government. This, and other conspiracies have been spread in pro-Kremlin media this week.
Russian cosmonaut and MP: “From the International Space Station, I saw with the naked eye bombs and shells exploding in Donbas and Luhansk. And they were flying from the position of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.”