A three-series multimedia project by the New York Times reveals how current Kremlin disinformation campaigns stem from a long tradition of weaponizing information. EU vs Disinfo takes a closer look at each of the episodes and encourages you to watch them yourselves.
Disinformation tactics this week: misleading footage, fake “election observers” and hyperactive German-language Twitter accounts.
Kremlin-linked publicist Nikolai Starikov suggested that Russia might withdraw from the 1867 treaty with the US on transferring the ownership of Alaska.
Since its illegal annexation in 2014, Russian authorities have tried hard to restore Crimea’s image as a holiday hotspot — including by faking tourism statistics.
What is worse? To spread lies or to prevent others from telling the truth? An organisation controlled by a Kremlin-linked businessman appears to do both.