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Russia Desperately Blames The UK


Here is a Russian language propaganda source clearly intended to sow division between the UK and the US.  Fail. Here Dmitry Kiselyev, the Russian propaganda chief, shifts blame to the UK for compiling the dossier on Trump. A Russian senior Foreign Ministry official published this link on his Facebook page. This is hilarious to me!… Continue reading Russia Desperately Blames The UK

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US should investigate ALL foreign subversion of our democracy


Published on January 12, 2017 J Michael Waller Editorial Board Member at NATO Defence Strategic Communications Journal President-elect Trump should up the ante on calls to investigate allegations of Russian subversion of the 2016 elections, and instruct the intelligence community to produce annual NIEs on all foreign subversion of American policies and institutions. He should… Continue reading US should investigate ALL foreign subversion of our democracy

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If Russia Today is Moscow’s propaganda arm, it’s not very good at its job


By Amanda Erickson January 12 at 5:38 PM When Russia Today’s top editor read the newly released report from the director of national intelligence on Russia’s hack of the U.S. election, she had just one thought: “You’re kidding, right?” Они же шутят, да? — Маргарита Симоньян (@M_Simonyan) January 6, 2017 The Kremlin-funded news outlet plays a starring… Continue reading If Russia Today is Moscow’s propaganda arm, it’s not very good at its job

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Three thousand fake tanks


I noticed GlobalResearch is at the center of spreading this fake information. </end editorial> How a network of conspiracy sites spread a fake story about US reinforcements in Europe On January 4, a little-known news site based in Donetsk, Ukraine published an article claiming that the United States was sending 3,600 tanks to Europe as part… Continue reading Three thousand fake tanks

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The Art Of The Russian Lie


The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. Dmitry Peskov isn’t content to just lie. For the Kremlin spokesman, a simple denial of an obvious fact is not sufficient. No, Peskov needs to tell pants-on-fire whoppers with absolute gusto and glee. Yesterday, for example, Peskov made the over-the-top claim… Continue reading The Art Of The Russian Lie

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In Record Time, Russian Fake News


In record time, Russia has managed to blame Ukraine for Russia’s botched disinformation campaign. Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire The story is almost amusing to read. Unfortunately, it reads like a fake, has no corroborating evidence, and actually works against Russia – destroying what little credibility Russia has. Russian fake news, it keeps getting… Continue reading In Record Time, Russian Fake News

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Russian Media Chief Dismisses U.S. Report on Propaganda Efforts


Margarita Simonyan, the editor in chief of RT, the official state-owned and operated propaganda arm of the Russian government, repudiates the report saying RT flooded the United States with propaganda attempting to interfere with the US election of 2016. Russia has a tried and true strategy: deny, deny, deny. In the face of overwhelming evidence… Continue reading Russian Media Chief Dismisses U.S. Report on Propaganda Efforts