Disinfo: This Week’s Trend: The BBC show about a hypothetical Russian…


This Week’s Trend: The BBC show about a hypothetical Russian invasion into the Baltics and its nuclear attack on the British navy violates the military-political ethics in relations between Russia and the West.


The BBC programme presented a hypothetical scenario that does not violate any ethics. // It was Dmitry Kiselyov himself on the very same show who announced that Russia can turn USA into a pile of radioactive ash.


  • Reported in: Issue15
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 07/02/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: UK, Latvia, Russia, Baltic states, Estonia, Lithuania
  • Keywords: West, BBC, Information war, The West, Warmongering


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