Wednesday, May 29, 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.

Putin’s unpunished Crimean crime set the stage for Russia’s 2022 invasion

By Mercedes Sapuppo, for UkraineAlert On February 24, the world will reflect on the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. While attention is understandably...

Pyrrhic Victories And Crickets Chirping In The Graveyard

By EUvsDisinfo This week, the Kremlin’s steely gaze was affixed on Avdiivka, lauding the capture of this patch of scorched earth as a breakthrough victory....

Thirteen Myths About Russia’s War Against Ukraine Exposed

By EUvsDisinfo Thirteen is traditionally regarded as an unlucky number in the West. So perhaps it is appropriate that we have updated our previous list of the...

Hate Speech and Calls for Genocide in Putin’s Russia

By EUvsDisinfo For years, people enthralled by the Kremlin’s imperialistic narrative of Russian nationalism have zealously demonised Ukrainian cultural and national identity, including by asserting...

Manipulating Memory: Rewriting School History Books

By EUvsDisinfo In recent years, the Kremlin’s propaganda has repeatedly accused the West and neighbouring countries of “historical revisionism”. According to Putin, the West deliberately falsifies history...

The Kremlin’s Global Spinnings

By EU vs Disinfo More reports are shining light on the Kremlin global disinformation ecosystem, which does not shy away from putting human lives in...

Belarus: Militarisation of Minors

By EU vs Disinfo One of our earlier analyses touched upon the Sovietisation of Belarusian schools that have lately been mostly renamed after Soviet heroes. This trend...

What He Said and What it Really Means – Vol. 5: “Interview/ history lecture”

By EU vs Disinfo Putin opened the Kremlin’s doors to the fired former Fox News host, right-wing extremist Tucker Carlson as microphone-holder for a two...

Belarus Update: Absurd Repression Continues

By EUvsDisinfo The public space in Belarus is heavily controlled and the human rights situation remains dire. We have previously reported on large-scale repression against...

Moscow’s Many Stories About EU Support To Ukraine

By EU vs Disinfo Pro-Kremlin disinformers and manipulators have been busy this week focussing on the European Union. They blame, criticise, belittle, ridicule, smear, and...