Monday, June 24, 2024

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.

Soviet Propaganda Back in Play With Ferguson Coverage

Those relying on Russia's state-run media right now are probably under the impression that all of America is up in flames and on the brink of imploding because the U.S. government is...

Lugansk News Today: One Man’s SEO Battle with Russia Today

An anonymous blogger has been covering events in Eastern Ukraine on the English-language Lugansk News Today website, offering an alternative to Russia's anglophone media...

Russia’s global media operation under the spotlight

The Kremlin's international media operation appears to be going from strength to strength with two recent high-profile launches and more in the pipeline. But it...

Russian Media Columnist Alexander Mercouris struck off over claim that senior law lord had...

Another author on Kremlin's Sputnik International will be A. Mercouris, disbarred for deceiving a client. Now A. Mercouris is a columnist of RT, Voice...

David Cameron compares Russia to Nazi Germany on eve of Putin meeting

PM says that the world must 'learn the lessons of history' and be prepared to step up sanctions against Russia David Cameron has compared Russia...

Kremlin’s propagandists created a network of pseudo-Ukrainian Internet news portals

Editorial teams for Internet news portals that pose as Ukrainian actually work out of St. Petersburg offices on Savushkin Street, while media sites supporting...

Russian Tanks Move Across Ukraine Border: NATO Chief Breedlove

Russian tanks, artillery and air defense systems have poured into Ukraine over the past two days, NATO's top commander said Wednesday, NBC News reporting. U.S....

Russia Has A New Propaganda Outlet And It’s Everything You Thought It Would Be

The Kremlin on Monday launched a brand new global propaganda effort called Sputnik as it seeks to build on the success of its English-language...

UK regulator threatens RT with sanctions for biased reporting

Britain's broadcasting regulator has issued a stern warning to RT because of biased reporting in four of its news bulletins during the Ukraine crisis...

Vladimir Putin says there was nothing wrong with Soviet Union’s pact with Adolf Hitler’s...

Russian president says he sees nothing wrong with treaty with Nazi Germany that led to the carve-up of Poland - and blames Britain for...