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Another Shade of Hate

Disinformation, accompanied by hate speech, continues to pour out of Russian state-controlled outlets. This week we saw another variety: in an apparent effort to denigrate the Ukrainian armed forces, the Kremlin’s chief propagandist, Dmitry Kiselyov, resorted […]

food shortage

Disinformation Fuelling Food Insecurity

To subjugate Ukraine, famous breadbasket of Europe, Russia has been targeting food storages, stealing harvest and farm equipment, destroying food and blocking the Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea to prevent the export of Ukrainian grain. (EUvsDiSiNFO) […]

Opinion polls in Russia

Should You Trust Opinion Polls in Russia?

Polling results in Russia become manipulated because either the methodology seldom takes account of respondents simply giving dishonest answers out of fear or – more bluntly – the data results are falsified. Recent polls about the […]