Case studies & long-term fakes

“Ukraine and ISIS” fakes

Fake “Islamic Battalion” Arrives in Mariupol
by @DFRLab

Искусство фейка: как арт-центр в Донецке превратили в “базу ИГИЛ”
by Андрей Сошников, BBC (RU)

The Lisa case

German Prosecutors Say Russian Teen’s Rape Claim Fabricated

Lež, která se vymkla kontrole
by Lenka Víchová and Roman Máca, European Values Think Tank (CZ) (.pdf)

The Lisa Case, STRATCOM Lessons for European states
by Jakub Janda, European Values Think Tank for Federal Academy for Security Policy (.pdf)

NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence 2016-17

Russian Narratives on NATO’s Deployment
by Ben Nimmo, Donara Barojan and Nika Aleksejeva @DFRLab

Canadian troops brace for Russian propaganda campaign
by Bruce Campion-Smith, The Star

Anti-Canada propaganda greets troops in Latvia
by Chris Brown, CBC News

Spring Storm: A tale of disinformation in three parts
by Urve Eslas, CEPA


Russian Disinformation Technology
by John Pollock, MIT Technology Review

Flight MH17 three years on: getting the truth out of Eastern Ukraine
by East Stratcom Task Force

MH17 – The Open Source Investigation, Three Years Later
by Bellingcat Investigation Team

The “SBU MH17 LEAKS”: Kremlin’s latest echo chamber
by Christo Grozev

British Intelligence Report Confirms Russian Military Origin of MH17 Murder Weapon

by Aric Toler, Bellingcat

The Kremlin’s Shifting, Self-Contradicting Narratives on MH17

by Aric Toler, Bellingcat

Bombing of the humanitarian convoy in Syria

Syria: What about the Americans?
by East Stratcom Task Force

War in Syria

by Maksymilian Czuperski, John Herbst, Eliot Higgins, Frederic Hof, and Ben Nimmo, Atlantic Council


Behind #SyriaHoax and the Russian propaganda onslaught
by Brian Ross, Megan Christie and James Gordon Meek, ABC News

No Russian role in Donbas

Ex-rebel leaders detail role played by Putin aide in east Ukraine
by Anton Zverev, Reuters

Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine, International Security and Estonia
by Teabeamet Estonian Information Board (.pdf)

Moscow’s Man on Minsk. Who is Vladislav Surkov, beyond the hype?

by @DFRLab

Olympic Games

Russian Hackers Release Stolen Emails in New Effort to Undermine Doping Investigators

by Rebecca R. Ruiz, The New York Times

Targeting NGOs

How Syria’s White Helmets became victims of an online propaganda machine

by Olivia Solon, The Guardian

Repeated myths

Russia Conducts Three Times More War Games than Nato; by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

by Lorenz Hemicker, Frankfurter Allgemeine