Tuesday, May 30, 2023

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.

Framing Others For Your Own Wrongdoings

By EU vs Disinfo The pro-Kremlin information manipulation ecosystem was all over the place last week, hammering several worn-out narratives and introducing a few novel...

Victory Day, 9 May In The Past In The Ussr And Russia

By EU vs Disinfo Since 2008, Victory Day celebrations of the defeat over Nazi Germany have become yearly and has turned into what some Russian opposition...

Historical Revisionism: ‘Polish Imperialism Against Ukraine And Belarus’

By EU vs Disinfo By now, everyone should know the Kremlin’s horrific revisionist claims that ‘Ukraine is artificial, is not a state, with no right...

Will Russia Become a “Complete Dystopia?”

By Kseniya Kirillova, for Jamestown Foundation Russian propaganda continues to promote the patriotic mobilization of its population, sometimes resorting to quite surrealistic methods. Thus, a...

“Right On Target” – But Which Target?

By EU vs Disinfo The month of May is usually associated with joy, springtime, and the approaching summer. In the Russian info-sphere, this May is...

A Lesson From Russia’s Information Manipulation Textbook: Setting The Scene For A Large-Scale Missile...

By EUvsDisinfo One thing that Russia’s unprovoked war against Ukraine has highlighted is how Russia uses information manipulation as an integral part of its war...

The Kremlin Attempts To Poison Minds Worldwide

By EU vs Disinfo Kremlin propagandists continue their relentless global efforts to poison people’s minds, whether by manipulating facts around food security or denying Ukrainians...

A Hopeless Mix Of Misleading Narratives And Plain Old Fakes

By EUvsDisinfo If anything, the Kremlin’s propagandists sure are persistent. They have been trying to deflect blame for Russia’s unprovoked war of aggression against Ukraine...

Waiting For Another Offensive

By EU vs Disinfo As different Christian faiths celebrate Easter, the Russian so-called spring offensive in Ukraine has slogged on without making significant territorial gains....

Doubling Down On A Siege Mentality

By EU vs Disinfo Late last week, the Kremlin presented a new Russian Foreign Policy Concept and its contents quickly became the talk of the town for...