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Agents of doubt

Rogue Valley

Putin = War Criminal
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Apr 18, 2013
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Agents of doubt: How a powerful Russian propaganda machine chips away at Western notions of truth


After two would-be assassins bungled their attempt to poison Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Britain, the Kremlin launched a high-powered disinformation campaign to create confusion over what really happened, Western agencies say. Russia media disseminated as many as 46 false stories and conspiracy theories in an attempt to sow doubt about whether Moscow was involved in the crime. Many of the phony tales were spread across social media and repeated by senior politicians.

Excellent article by the Washington Post about the "Skripal Affair" and how the Russian disinformation machine went into high gear.
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