#russian propaganda

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Russian Propagandists Keep Fingers Crossed for Texas People's Republic. Russian Media Monitoring Report, 22-28 January 2024

Last week, Russian propaganda claimed that Kyiv had deliberately shot down a Russian Il-76 military transport aircraft near Belgorod allegedly carrying Ukrainian prisoners of war. According to one of the versions offered by the propagandists, it was an attack orchestrated by the Ukrainian authorities to discourage Ukrainians from surrendering to Russian forces.Читати українською
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Putin Defies the Cold while the Houthies Defy the USA. Russian Media Monitoring Report, 8-14 January 2024

Last week, the Russian media continued to insist that Ukraine was suffering defeat after defeat in the battlefield. However, the front line dynamic — or rather a lack thereof — suggests otherwise. The propagandists are trying to show that Russia is retaliating for the attack on Belgorod.Читати українською
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Operation “New Coat of Paint”. How Trashy Websites Help Notorious Figures Restore Their Reputation: a Monitoring Report on Disinformation in Ukraine

Many Ukrainian trashy websites that we monitor appear to be offering their services to all kinds of dubious characters in need of a reputation fix. Those include scandalous politicians and so-called experts who had worked for pro-Russian TV channels promoting Kremlin's narratives before Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Читати українською
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Desperate Retaliation Strikes on Belgorod. Russian Media Monitoring Report, 1-7 January 2024

News reports claiming Ukraine’s strikes on Russian civilians were all over Russian media last week. The strikes on Belgorod were said to be Kyiv's desperate act of retaliation caused by its military defeats. The propagandists argued that Zelensky’s commanders deliberately target civilians contrary to Russia’s focus on military targets only.They also blamed Ukraine’s air defense for the deaths of civilians. Actually, it was only the beginning of a long list. For example, Ukraine was said to be ruining the lives of German farmers whose protests were linked with their country’s support of Ukraine.Read this article in Ukrainian
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Putin Is All Over the News: the Dictator’s Election Campaign Narratives. Russian Media Monitoring Report, 11-17 December 2023

Putin's “Direct Line” forum played a key role in the dictator’s election campaign. Last week, Russian media produced a flurry of news reports on its results. The propagandists once again reminded their readers who is to blame for the war against Ukraine, predicted the egg prices to go down and addressed the timeless question “which is the ultimate New Year’s dish: Olivier salad or dressed herring?”.Read this article in Ukrainian
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Humor and news. How Russian propaganda leaks into Ukrainian TikTok

We have investigated the non-political segment of TikTok to understand whether Russian influences are penetrating through the entertainment content of this network. The weakest link is humor.TikTok shows Ukrainians videos of Russian stand-up comedians, and often it's "Zadornov-style" humor, mocking the West.Читати українською
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"$25,000, cars, and 'respect' for switching to the UOC-MP. How the occupiers are eliminating parishes of the OCU, UGCC, and Protestants

In September this year, in the uncontrolled part of Donetsk region, the last parishes of the OCU (the Orthodox Church of Ukraine). were disbanded, and priests were transported to a Russian prison. Their whereabouts are unknown.Read this article in Ukrainian
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Russia Claims to be Fighting the Bundeswehr. Russian Media Monitoring Report, 18-24 September 2023

Last week, Russian media trumpeted the alleged confession of a German serviceman after his Leopard tank had been knocked out by the Russian forces. Such reports seem to be part of a bigger plan to convince their readership that Moscow is fighting against NATO troops. The disinformation media argued that Moscow had never betrayed the Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh. They vigorously denied all the claims of Russia’s isolation and insisted on a worldwide support of Putin's war. This monitoring report covers these and other topics of the disinformation spread by Russian state media and online parajournalists to manipulate public opinion.
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Like Mirror Twins. Propensity of Right-Wing and Left-Wing Bundestag MPs for Russian Narratives on War in Ukraine

TEXTY has analyzed the tweets on Ukraine send by the members of the German Bundestag from two opposition parties: the socialist Left (Die Linke) and the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD).Читати українськоюLesen Sie diesen Artikel auf Deutsch

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