Kremlin propagandists employ colonial, homophobic and racist traditions to project Russia’s supremacy: more moral than the decaying West; more civilised than the savage Africa.
The scorched-earth tactics sometimes prove successful in conventional warfare. How is it doing in the disinformation world?
The Russian anti-corruption activist and Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny is in fact a US Marine, a pro-Kremlin pundit said on Twitter.
For pro-Kremlin social media the Yellow Vest protests were 37 times more important than the protests in Moscow.
The pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets are relying on a few well-tested tropes. Why use facts when you can rely on prejudice and bigotry?