Half lies, facts, taken out of content, can be as deceiving as a full lie. Pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets have mastered the art of almost not lying.
“Russian military robots perform workout exercises in front of Putin,” a Russian state news agency reported. But that wasn’t quite right.
Proverb of a pro-Kremlin outlet: if 52.8% of respondents don’t fit into your story, just ignore them.
The Russian top propagandist Dmitry Kiselyov offers not just “fake news”, but a service that can help to keep a government in power.
With the European parliamentary elections approaching in less than a month’s time, we devote this week’s Disinfo Review to a brief summary of the ongoing disinformation trends surrounding the elections.
A Russian English Language Resource offers an opportunity to study the entire selection of disinformation narratives, used in pro-Kremlin outlets.