Wednesday, September 22, 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.

Figure Of The Week: 100,000

By EU vs Disinfo The EUvsDisinfo database contains over 450 examples of pro-Kremlin disinformation claims in the German language that were collected between 2015 and...

Lukashenka’s Belarus Celebrates The Soviet Attack On Poland

By EU vs Disinfo Manipulation and disinformation have become fundaments of Lukashenka’s regime in Belarus. After manipulating the present, Lukashenka is now set to manipulate the past:...

Smart Voting Vs Outsmarting Democracy

By EU vs Disinfo or Disinformation in the Very Name of a Candidate Russia’s constitution is democratic at is very core. It was adopted after a referendum...

How social media – aided by bots – amplifies Islamophobia online

By Saif Shahin, for The Conversation In August 2021, a Facebook ad campaign criticizing Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, the United States’ first Muslim congresswomen, came under...

“The Repressive Machine Is Easy To Start But Hard To Stop”

By EU vs Disinfo Interview with Co-Owner of Independent 7×7 on the Crack-Down on Russian Media Based in the northern Russian city of Syktyvkar, 7×7 is...

Modus Trollerandi Part 7: Denial

By EU vs Disinfo How Democracy is SWAMPED: Seven Cheap Tricks In a series of articles, EUvsDisinfo will demonstrate a few of the cheap tricks of...

Election Premonitions On Russian State-Controlled Media

By EU vs Disinfo Just a few weeks are left until the Russian legislative election. However, instead of pre-election staples – political debates, analysis of...

9/11 And Russia’s Descend From Dialogue To Feeding Conspiracy Narratives

By EU vs Disinfo This week marks the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in...

Exploiting The Crisis In Afghanistan: Russian And Chinese Media Draw Parallels With Ukraine And...

By EU vs Disinfo Both Russia and China are exploiting the humanitarian and security crisis in Afghanistan and casting the US as an ‘unreliable’ international...

Trading Socialism For Chewing Gum

By EU vs Disinfo The Kremlin Building Military Doctrine on Self-Deception The Kremlin leadership has cultivated a special brand of “Dolchstosslegende” since the collapse of the...