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, however, to the fact that...

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How the portal Sputnik – the Kremlin’s mouthpiece – reported on the Macedonian elections?

Two leitmotivs were part of most analyses and articles related to the elections in North Macedonia, seen through the prism of pro-Russian Sputnik. The...

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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...

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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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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...

Russia is not winning on all fronts

Russian Army is somewhat advancing, but not on all fronts – mainly in the Donetsk region – while Russian Defence Minister, Sergei Shoigu, informs about taking...

Bear in a shop video recorded in California presented as Russia

All video materials shared in the post are from America, including the one where the bear enters the shop and the two videos where...

Carl Bildt Never Spoke Against Orthodoxy

Bildt’s specific statement was twisted and dates back to 2014 when Russia annexed Crimea thereby deteriorating its relations with the democratic world. Bildt commented...

Russian military symbol “Z” is not related to Orthodox Christianity

The letter “Z” has absolutely nothing to do with the symbols of the Orthodox religion, nor with the Holy Trinity. Such a theory has...

Post shares disinformation that Victoria Nuland’s spouse is Lazar Kaganovich’s relative

There is no evidence that Stalin’s righthand, Lazar Kaganovich, was related to Nuland’s spouse, Robert Kagan. The relatives of Kaganovich denied this claim, stressing that Lazar Kaganovich has...

The Viral Video of the Israeli “Iron Dome” Is Unrelated to the Recent Iranian Attack

A video from October 2023 is being circulated with claims that it depicts an Iranian missile attack on Israel in April of this year. Photo:...

Misidentified Video: Explosions in Ukrainian Crimea Mistakenly Labeled as ‘Attack on Tel Aviv’

Days before Iran launched drones and missiles at targets in Israel, footage of explosions in Crimea was shared on Facebook with claims that Tel...

Trump’s Old Speech Does Not Prove Obama’s Involvement with ISIS or the Moscow Attacks

Following the terrorist attack in Moscow at the end of March, erroneous reports emerged alleging that Donald Trump had accused Barack Obama of being...

The ‘Confession’ Video of the Ukrainian Official Is Fabricated

An edited video circulating on social media, which portrays a Ukrainian security official ‘admitting’ Ukraine’s involvement in a terrorist attack in Moscow, originated from...

“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...