Conspiracies flourish on Russian TV.
The Russian Ministry of Defence was forced to remove this story from its official outlet following Czech protests.
On Friday this week the Eastern Partnership summit will take place in Brussels between the EU and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. In the build up, we have seen plenty of pre-emptive distortion concerning the facts about the EU’s cooperation with its Eastern Partners.
A new video shows Russian children performing a song with references to pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives, especially with regards to foreign policy.
New revelations show that fake Russian Twitter accounts published at least 45,000 messages about Brexit in the two days before the referendum, most of them calling on British voters to reject the European Union.
On November 13, British Prime Minister Theresa May said that Russia seeks “to weaponise information” and uses its state-run media outlets to “plant fake stories and Photoshopped images in an attempt to sow discord in the West.”