Pro-Kremlin pundits, most of them residing in the West, generously offer their expertise in "better ways to kill Navalny", weaponising sarcasm as a means of disinformation.
There are numerous parallels to draw, and the pro-Kremlin media has scrambled in an attempt to draw as many as possible.
Belarusian and Russian state-controlled media have been tweaking and polishing their disinformation narratives, to align them to the same tune.
The pro-Kremlin media is consumed by the fear of freethinking and independent people, so it is busy reducing them to unwitting pawns played by powerful puppet-masters. Blunt force and lies can subdue the protests, but it can never prevail.
Free and fair elections in Russia’s neighbourhood remain the Kremlin's biggest fear.
Despite evidence pointing to the contrary, pro-Kremlin media continues to claim Russia had nothing to do with downing flight MH17, poisoning the Skripals, or interfering in the US elections.
The pro-Kremlin media can never resist playing up the “colour revolution” theme.
EU sanctions on Syria have been a favourite target of disinformation from Russia and pro-Kremlin media to discredit the EU’s action in and policy towards Syria. This week we devote the Disinformation Review largely to disinformation on Syria, EU policies and the sanctions regime.
It is sometimes refreshing to highlight how absurd, even laughable, pro-Kremlin disinformation can be. This week we take a look at some particularly outrageous cases.