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Analysis of the News: “SCANDAL IN THE LIVE PROGRAM; The guest left the studio after outrageous LGBT conspiracy theories”

January 2024. As part of the program Regional Initiative for combating disinformation “Western Balkans Combatting disinformation Center: Exposing malicious influences through fact-checking and Analytical Journalism“,...

From Alaska via Putin and Moscow to the Balkans and Finally to North Macedonia

PHOTO: Collage: Vladimir Putin, screenshot/YoutTube; map of Alaska, public domain Facebook posts are spreading disinformation regarding Putin’s latest decree according to which Alaska, the Baltic...

Analysis of the News: “Texas against invasion: If this were happening in Russia, the Western media would be buzzing that country is falling apart”

January 2024. As part of the program Regional Initiative for combating disinformation “Western Balkans Combatting disinformation Center: Exposing malicious influences through fact-checking and Analytical Journalism“,...

Propaganda disinformation about the recruitment of people with Down syndrome in Ukraine

Claims that Ukraine is recruiting people with Down syndrome due to a lack of new soldiers come from pro-Russian sources and, apart from a...

Serbian Tabloids “Toppled” North Macedonia’s Kovachevski-led Government

Despite the inaccurate, inflammatory, and nationalistic articles online, North Macedonia’s government was not “toppled”, nor did “the Albanians, slowly but surely, seize the power”....

Ukrainian TV’s Contentious Invite is Just a Joke

A video making rounds on social media shows a Ukrainian TV presenter humorously encouraging unmarried women to cohabit with unmarried men as a means...

Viral Video Showing Brutal Murder of Prisoners Filmed in Syria, Not Gaza

A viral video circulating on Facebook depicts the brutal torture and killing of prisoners. While it is currently being shared in the context of...

The decision on the dinar is requested to be postponed, the Government calls to defend constitutional principles

The decision to prohibit the use of the dinar as currency in Kosovo is the latest move by the Kosovo authorities, prompting a reaction...

A Disinformation Round “Sofia-Belgrade-Skopje” with a Typical Russian Flair

Photo: Printscreen from “Ne se strahuvaj s Vasil Vasilev” The flow of Russian disinformation has become familiar – it starts in Russia, travels to Serbia,...

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...

Viral footage does not show the demolition of a McDonald’s restaurant in China or Russia

Original article (in BCS) was published on 18/01/2024; Author: Marija Manojlović A video of the demolition of a McDonald’s restaurant in Kansas is being shared on...

Putin Did Not Say that Bulgaria Should Be Divided

A post on a Russian blog which is someone’s personal opinion first made rounds in Bulgarian media and then in Macedonian media and social...

Analysis of the News: “Military expert: Corona was just a test – The new viruses they make are biological weapons for managing countries”

January 2024. As part of the program Regional Initiative for combating disinformation “Western Balkans Combatting disinformation Center: Exposing malicious influences through fact-checking and Analytical Journalism“,...

Casino Advertisement Presented as Satanic Ritual in Ukrainian Church

Photo: A screenshot from the video A video featuring people donning Satanic costumes, masks, and makeup dancing and singing in Ukrainian is being used by...

NATO has established the first regional air base in Albania

NATO confirms to Faktoje that Kuçova tactical air base, with an investment of 50 Million Euros, is set to become operational by spring. Beyond...

Analysis of the News: “Scott Ritter: Zelensky will face the fate of Nicolae Ceausescu”

January 2024 As part of the program Regional Initiative for combating disinformation “Western Balkans Combatting disinformation Center: Exposing malicious influences through fact-checking and Analytical Journalism“,...