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The Kremlin Disinformation Methods in Its War Against Ukraine

| The volume of Russian disinformation seeking to frame Ukraine as a threat to justify military action by Russia has more than doubled in the past weeks. Russian state-linked social media and news outlets are amplifying claims – without evidence – of attacks and plots blamed on Ukrainian forces against Russian separatists.

The Kremlin has a track record of using false information to create confusion and doubt when trying to avoid blame for an attack or to create an excuse to act.


| Russian disinformation has also targeted Ukraine for decades, aimed at trying to make Moscow look good and the West appear aggressive. The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 was the textbook case. Russian media spun out a range of conspiracy theories to explain the tragedy, from the somewhat-plausible to the absurd.


| The Dutch Joint Investigation Team, which conducted the criminal investigation into the crash, concluded that the aircraft was brought down by a Buk missile system that ultimately belonged to and was operated by the Russian army.


| WHAT ARE THE METHODS USED BY PRO-KREMLIN OUTLETS?

Promoting unverified stories:
Russian media have a history of promoting emotive content and questionable claims that portray Ukraine in a negative light.

Portraying Ukraine as pro-Nazi:
Suggesting that Ukraine is a country aligned with Nazism has been a regular feature of Russian media coverage.


| Readers’ comments used to represent public opinion:
In recent weeks, some Russian state media outlets have featured misleading headlines about international support for Ukraine based solely on user comments on Western media sites.

Using Western voices to exaggerate support for Russia:
Activity on accounts spreading pro-Russian propaganda increased dramatically in November last year, according to research from the counter-disinformation group Mythos Labs.


| One tactic – as noted by researchers – was to share material from non-Russian voices with views that fall in line with Moscow’s stance.


| https://euvsdisinfo.eu/the-kremlins-playbook-fabricating-pretext-to-invade-ukraine-more-myths/

https://euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-about-the-current-russia-ukraine-conflict-seven-myths-debunked/

How to behave against bullshitters:
https://www.truthorfiction.com/how-to-fight-disinformation-introduction-and-overview/


| Useful links if you want to know more about Russias disinformation practices and how to combat them:

https://euvsdisinfo.eu/
https://informnapalm.org/ - Available in many languages
https://www.harvard.edu/in-focus/managing-misinformation/ - Fucking Harvard University
https://www.counteringdisinformation.org/
https://mythoslabs.org/ - Very accessible. They even have comedy and feel-good moments under their Projects tab.


| Bruh moment. My boi Putin shouldn't be this wicked. He's trying to make that war against Ukraine no matter what.
Just because he wants to.


| https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2022/01/15/ukra-j15.html


| >>>ba4268
Are you gonna say anything with that URL you dropped or ... ?

Because if you don't it looks like you're attempting:
>Promoting unverified stories:
>Russian media have a history of promoting emotive content and questionable claims that portray [insert democratic country here] in a negative light.

Makes you look kinda desperate, desu.


| I used to listen to russian songs, but I don't do that anymore


| >>834479 I still listen to russian songs! My favourite is "blue wagon" from Cheburashka.
Russians and everyone should learn from that beautiful song to not do violence or war!
We all should be uniting as one humanity and helping others, while hoping the future will be better...
Anyways! Here's that song!
https://youtu.be/srN_ZlTibUA
I love it.


| >>9ccb39 How long will you post western propaganda? You are the same man, right?


| Thanks for the bump, fellas! The more people that bookmark OPs links the better.

They're useful if you want to know *exactly* how Russian disinformation methods operate, and how to combat them. With a little bit of informed reading you will become a master at catching and destroying these liars.



| bump


| Lol, why Ukraine posts so much of fake news?


| >>835689
Because it's war. Truth is always the first victim of war.


| As a russian, i can say how people "justify" the war.
They call ukranians nazis and say they need to be turned away from europe.
Also when they see someone saying "no to war", they alway say the same: BuT UkRaInE WaS ShElLiNg DoNbAsS FOR 8 YEARS!!1 And where you were when US was interventind in Syria????????

They also call all photos of destruction either fake or claim that its ukranian nationalist doing that.
And they think they fight nationalists and not "normal ukranian people"


| “everyone who disagrees with me is a kremlin bot” the thread


| >>838023
t. kremlin bot


| >>838363
white house bot


| >>839898 gremlin bot


| Doesn't that disinformation only work on their own citizens?


| >>840039
Sometimes Europeans get baited too.


| >>840039 the convoy in Canada is supporting Pitler for some reason, so I think it definitely works on people outside Russia if they're brain-dead.


| Funny desu


| Pitler


| How about we discuss western governments' propaganda methods?

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