After working for Kremlin TV, a Russian reporter explains how the state turns journalists into propagandists DISPATCH & VIDEO Ilya Kizirov Moscow, Russia 25 Apr 2017 Information War Disinformation Crisis Dmitry Kiselyov entered our newsroom wearing an elegant suit and a victorious smile. Three days earlier, on December 9, 2013, President Vladimir Putin had signed… Continue reading Confessions of a (Former) State TV Reporter
Russian MP Valery Seleznev, your son was found guilty in a court of law, convicted, and sentenced to 27 years. The United States of America is not a corrupt judicial system like Russia. He was not abducted. His computer carried much of the evidence which convicted him. Your position as an MP only means that… Continue reading Russian MP incensed after son jailed in US
Like most reports from Russia about their ‘capabilities’, this article in Popular Mechanics exposes the article by the Sun as pure fluffed-up horse ca-ca propaganda. In the report, Russians recall the story of a Russian plane buzzing the USS Cook in the Black Sea in 2014. ‘They incapacitated the entire ship, all the electronic… Continue reading Don’t Buy the Reports About Russia’s Scary E-Weapons
12 April 2017 NATO in the Disinformation Age: Understanding the Threat A Seminar with the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) and the NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence. Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ***Location: Park Inn by Radisson Riga Valdemara, 1 Krogus Street, Riga, LV-1048, Latvia*** In today’s information… Continue reading Event: NATO in the Disinformation Age: Understanding the Threat
Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a huge spike in the number of online stories which question the bravery of the White Helmets, or suggest that the recent chemical attacks were suspicious, or make some other claim that seeks to confuse you about the war in Syria. We’ve written this short list to help… Continue reading The trolls are trying to confuse you about Syria. Here’s why.
Every objective Russia-watcher knows that Russia lies – frequently, shamelessly, with abandon. Previous collections of debunked Russian fakes have documented numerous examples of willful, methodic manipulation of public opinion across the globe in a way that suits the Kremlin’s geopolitical agenda. Recent U.S. elections have demonstrated that many Americans are not yet familiar with the… Continue reading RUSSIA’S TOP 260 LIES – INTERNATIONAL EDITION
Being paid by the Russian government to troll the internet just isn’t what it used to be. April 18, 2017 — 15:15 — Update: 15:56 By Katie Davies Russia’s paid government trolls have been blamed for everything from the fall of Hillary Clinton to the conflict in Ukraine — They have dominated headlines and sparked political… Continue reading Revealed: Confessions of a Kremlin Troll