Thursday, June 19, 2014

Russia’s top 40 lies about Ukraine


Russia’s aggressive propaganda machine keeps churning out falsehoods, provocations and outright lies about the situation in Ukraine. In spite of being repeatedly exposed, it shows no signs of slowing down. Disinformation is being laid on thick and poured out in a variety of forums: streaming down from the Kremlin, to Russia’s mainstream media, on to bloggers, down to useful idiots and hordes of paid trolls, who plague comment sections of articles about Ukraine and spread vitriol, hatred and blatant lies all over the social media.

In addition to Russia’s top 20 lies about Ukraine, here is a collection of the next 20 fabrications and intentional misrepresentations: