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1 month ago

Russian media ‘plunge Ukraine into Middle Ages’ after blackout by inventing ‘Apocalyptic pictures’

The National Police refuted a Russian fake about a crime spike in Ukraine due to power outages.

2 months ago

Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki thanked Canadian and Ukrainian doctors who operate on Ukrainians in Poland

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki last week visited a hospital in the city of Czeladz where severely injured Ukrainian war veterans and civilians are being operated on.

2 months ago

Ten 'breakthroughs' of the Ukrainian Armed Forces that surprised the world

Experts with Ukraine's Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies have compiled their rating of the achievements of the Ukrainian Armed Forces during the war

2 months ago

The End of Putin’s Cannon Fodder: A Digest of Russian Propaganda as of December 2-4

Moscow is claiming it will return its oil rivers to the East, while its “friends” are being exposed in the West. The Centre for Strategic Communication and Information Security has collected the main fakes and narratives of the Russian propaganda as of December 2-4.

2 months ago

Russia already talking of “supporters of Putin’s regime”: propaganda digest for Dec 1

Russia’s federal TV channels are gradually preparing the citizens for the international tribunal, while three Kremlin elders clearly proved what devastation presides at the helm of the “Russian world.” The Center for Strategic Communication and Information Security has collected the main fakes and narratives spun by Russian propaganda on December 1.

2 months ago

Exactly the opposite: Russian propaganda attempts to pass their own losses as those of Ukraine

Having twisted the report published by the British tabloid Daily Express, Russian propaganda spread disinformation about the Armed Forces of Ukraine allegedly suffering colossal losses

2 months ago

Russian propaganda digest for Nov 30

Russia is preparing another “referendum” in Ukraine and explaining to Europeans why it was “forced” to attack the nation.

2 months ago

Russians’ mood: Anxiety until the end

After the nine months of hostilities, it is interesting to look at the trends in the attitude of Russians to the war in Ukraine. 

2 months ago

How Russian propaganda wants to compromise 'points of invincibility'

Double fake news story: Russian propagandists spread information that three people died at a "point of invincibility" in Kharkiv and that the authorities ordered the Ukrainian media to cover up the tragedy

2 months ago

Goebbels advises Simonyan to “have the courage to live in danger”: propaganda digest for November 29

In Russia, there are already talks about the international tribunal, and propagandists are nervous about the recent decision of the EU Council.

2 months ago

Bombed-out life: how Ukrainians resist Russian assault

Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine is already in its tenth month.

2 months ago

Sexual violence of the Russian army: Woman raped only because she was Ukrainian teacher

The presentation of a film about sexual crimes committed by Russian troops has taken place in the city of Kyiv

2 months ago

How Russian propaganda tries to hide condemnation by world leaders of the Holodomor in Ukraine

A fake photo of Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s visit to Kyiv was circulated across Russian Telegram channels.

2 months ago

Shootings and other “brutalities.” Why Russian propaganda needs bloody news from Ukraine

The Russian propaganda machine stops at nothing to savor the details of the “atrocities of Ukrainian punishers,” regularly resorting to descriptions of the suffering of the “crucified boys” and the victims of the “Odesa Katyn.”

2 months ago

Do Russians Want War? What Is Behind Intrusive Proposals of the Kremlin “Peacekeepers”?

Fierce fighting at the front and terrorist attacks on Ukrainian cities have recently been accompanied by regular statements by Russian officials about the possibility and even the desirability of peace negotiations. 

2 months ago

Holodomor 1932 – 1933 and the Russo-Ukrainian war

In 1932-1933, the Soviet totalitarian regime committed one of its most heinous crimes — genocide. Holodomor took the lives of millions of Ukrainians. This year, the Kremlin has unleashed another war of annihilation against the Ukrainian people and does not conceal its intentions to commit genocide.

2 months ago

A Russian fake story under a foreign brand

Russian propaganda is spreading a fake video, claimed to be posted by Al Jazeera, involving an incident with Ukrainian fans that never actually happened.

2 months ago

The Kremlin does not teach its troops how to behave while surrendering

The Russian forces fighting in Ukraine are completely illiterate and ignorant when it comes to observing the internationally established rules and customs of war.

2 months ago

Lavrov and non-existent banner

Was there a map of Russia with the occupied territories of Ukraine on it at the Bali airport?

2 months ago

Banksy and 'ungrateful' Ukrainians: propaganda falsified street artist's post

Reports of the sale on eBay of the artist's graffiti on a building in Borodianka can be found only on Russian websites

2 months ago

Russian propaganda in Latin America: What online media in Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil tell about Ukraine

The Center for Strategic Communication and Information Security analyzed the media landscape of Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico based on the monitoring conducted by LetsData, a Ukrainian startup, in partnership with Media Detector NGO September 12-25 to find out what online media in Latin America tell about Ukraine, and how Russian propaganda affects this information space.

2 months ago

Conspiracy and old fakes. How Russian propaganda reacted to verdict in MH17 case

On November 17, The Hague District Court passed a verdict in the MH17 case, finding three Russian militants – Russians Igor Girkin and Sergey Dubinsky and Ukrainian citizen Leonid Kharchenko — guilty of shooting down an airliner of Malaysian Airlines and sentencing them to life imprisonment. The court also found that Boeing was shot down by the Russian Buk anti-aircraft missile system, which was located in the territory controlled by the Russian proxy forces, whom Russia controlled and provided with weapons.

2 months ago

How Russians are trying to pacify occupied territories. Key propaganda messages

Despite the defeats, retreat, and escape from Kharkiv and Kherson regions, the occupiers do not abandon their attempts to integrate the Ukrainian lands they have invaded, including by driving their residents into the Russian information matrix.

2 months ago

How Russian propaganda developed idea of the British being fascinated by Russian soldier

Russian propaganda is manipulating comments on the social media pages of Western publications and politicians

2 months ago

Putin confirms title of wannabe historian

Last time, it was a loser artist who plunged the world into a global war. And now a wannabe historian is being guided in international politics by his “historical logic,” detached from reality.

2 months ago

Why Ukraine’s victory is in the interest of environmental protection

The Center for Strategic Communication and Information Security investigated examples of how the Russian war is affecting the environment.

2 months ago

‘5,000 Polish mercenaries’ that exist only in Russian media reports

Amid military defeats, Russia continues to spread fakes about foreign mercenaries fighting on Ukraine’s side

2 months ago

Evolution of the West’s support for Ukraine over October 2022

October 2022 brought new challenges to Ukraine and the democratic world. After the September victories in Kharkiv oblast, Ukraine faced the notorious pseudo-referendums, and “brotherly” Russia started terrorist attacks against energy infrastructure. The propaganda was also savoring the look of burning cars in the center of Kyiv.  

2 months ago

Why Russian state-run media have no place in civilized world

The Center for Strategic Communication and Information Security analyzed the content of Russian and foreign offices of RT and the most explicit cases to explain why the Russian state-run media do not belong in the media space of the civilized world. 

2 months ago

How Putin's Justification for Invading Ukraine Backfired

Vladimir Putin's claimed protection of the Russian language and rights of Russian-speaking Ukrainians were his key justifications for the invasion of Ukraine.

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