Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Context

Stories in the Context section are not fakes. We publish them in order to provide greater insight for our readers about the techniques, methods and practices used by the Russian government in its information war. They appear on our site with the permission of their original publisher and reflect the views of the authors and not necessarily the position of StopFake’s editorial board.

Russian UN Official Calls Ukraine Aggression a ‘Fairy Tale,’ But It’s Non-Fiction

By Polygraph Dmitry PolyanskiyFirst Deputy, Russia’s U.N. mission"e should thank our Ukrainian colleagues, who have been saddling and mercilessly exploiting the role of victim of...

Who Is Afraid Of Russophobia?

By EU vs Disinfo Life is tough when the whole world is pitted against you, or when you think that it is. This week, the...

Polish-Lithuanian Relations In The Tentacles Of Pro-Kremlin Disinformation

By EU vs Disinfo “Poland is superior to Lithuania because of its long-lasting statehood and culture. Lithuania is superior to Poland thanks to its ties...

15% Of Crimea News In Russian Media Made Of Propaganda – Imi Research

By Institute of Mass Information 15% of news about Crimea in Russian mass media turned out to be anti-Ukrainian and anti-Western propaganda. These are the...

Russia and Syria: More Falsehoods About ‘False Flag’ Attacks

By Polygraph SANASyrian state news agency“... the Russian Defense Ministry announced that Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists carried out 35 attacks in the de-escalation zone in Idlib...

Acute Shortage Of Real Russian Men

By EU vs Disinfo One particular strand of disinformation is the claim that Western society has deserted traditional values. Feminists and gay people rule. Men are no longer...

Do The Russians Want War?

By EU vs Disinfo “The Russian bear needs to smack down on the headless chicken. Hard.” Florida-based pro-Kremlin writer Andrei “The Saker” Raievsky is a frequent contributor...

Diplomatic Demagoguery – Fact-Checking Russian Diplomacy

By EU vs Disinfo An Overview of Claims Aired in Vladimir Solovyov’s 12 February 2021 Interview with Sergey Lavrov Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is, after a reproach from...

Kremlin Watch Briefing: Shenanigans and lies surrounding the Russian vaccine Sputnik V

TOPICS OF THIS WEEK Lies and shenanigans surrounding the Russian vaccine Sputnik V: EMA still waiting for Russia to submit the vaccine for approval, while...

COVID-19 Vaccine Turns People Gay? Iranian Cleric Spins Wild Conspiracy

By William Echols, for Polygraph <iframe src="https://www.polygraph.info/embed/player/0/31100283.html?type=video" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" width="640" height="360" allowfullscreen></iframe> Ayatollah Abbas TabrizianShiite religious leader“Don’t approach those who have had the COVID vaccine …...