Parties vaguely mentioned the fight against disinformation in their manifestos

The European Commission has already stressed the issue of harmful foreign influence that penetrates and erodes democratic processes, yet not all political parties in our country recognize this problem...

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“Ukrainians – Cannon Fodder” Is Moscow’s disinformation about American aid for Ukraine

The passing of the bill on American aid for Ukraine, Taiwan, and Israel, first in the House of Representatives and then in the United States Senate, was...

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Supporting Ukraine is not pushing the country into neo-fascism

President Gordana Siljanovska Davkova did not push the country on the side of neofascism by expressing Macedonia’s support for Ukraine against Russian aggression. That is the official position of...

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Malicious meddling in Kosovo’s media sphere

This article by Ardit Kika was originally produced for and published by Kosovo 2.0 as part of Western Balkans Anti-Disinformation Hub project. It has...

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DISINFORMATION TRENDS AND NARRATIVES IN THE WESTERN BALKAN REGION MEDIA MONITORING REPORT FOR THE PERIOD OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2023

During the last quarter of 2023, various external actors continued to target the societies of Western Balkans with disinformation and related manipulation tactics, through...

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Parties vaguely mentioned the fight against disinformation in their manifestos

The European Commission has already stressed the issue of harmful foreign influence that penetrates and erodes democratic processes, yet not all political parties in...

Supporting Ukraine is not pushing the country into neo-fascism

President Gordana Siljanovska Davkova did not push the country on the side of neofascism by expressing Macedonia’s support for Ukraine against Russian aggression. That is the official position of...

There’s no еvidence that Russian President wrote “Putin’s Letter to the World”

There is no evidence that the author of the letter is Putin. No credible news has ever mentioned that, nor the website of the...

It is not true that Zelenskyy’s authority expires after the 20th of May

Lawyers specialized in Constitutional law said to the “Kyiv Independent” that extending Zelenskyy’s term is legal and in accordance with the Constitution of Ukraine....

Unproven claims about the wife of Fico’s аssassin

Plenty of unfounded claims were shared that the suspect in the assassination of the Slovak Prime minister was married to a Ukrainian woman, who...

Ukraine makes efforts to increase number of soldiers – far from being left without an army

Although it faces a shortage of soldiers in certain areas, Ukraine is not left without an Army. It is only now, in 2024, that Ukraine has...

Public оpinion in N. Macedonia regarding the war in Ukraine is deeply divided

The citizens of North Macedonia regarding the war in Ukraine have significantly divided opinions about at least two issues – who is to blame...

Macedonian troops have not been sent to Ukraine

The post shares a print screen from a X (ex-Twitter) exchange between Zelenskyy and Siljanovska Davkova on the latter’s victory in the Presidential Elections....

Celebratory post falsely claims Russia’s victory in the War Ukraine

The post falsely claims that Ukraine has lost the war. Truthmeter already covered the fact that Russia holds only around 17.5 percent of Ukraine,...

Stoltenberg did not ask Moscow to cancel the exhibition of western weapons seized in Ukraine

There is a Telegram account called “Jens Stoltenberg“, seemingly belonging to the chief of NATO, however, there is no indication verifying that fact. The...

The West did not stage a coup in Ukraine in 2014, Russia initiated the war

What is happening in Ukraine right now has no connection whatsoever to an alleged Western-backed coup d’état carried out in 2014. It is related,...

Post falsely claims that the West does not matter to China

China cares a great deal about Western countries and their relations to them, as they are its largest trading partners. Xi Jinping’s upcoming visit to France, Serbia, and Hungary, whose goal...