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Foreign mass media flouted Russian law & pedaled propaganda in election coverage – senators

The Upper House Commission for the Protection of State Sovereignty has registered more than 1,000 incidents of the western mass media meddling in the recent Russian presidential polls. The overall number of negative reports relating to the election was some 55 times bigger than ones with a positive outlook. “Over the period of our monitoring we have found over 1,000 ...

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When FARA is not far enough: US lawmakers invent new ways to brand RT as propaganda

US lawmakers are suggesting new ways to brand RT and Sputnik as “propaganda,” believing registration as ‘foreign agents’ is not enough. RT is already being censored by having its access to Capitol Hill denied. Concerned that Americans may be watching “foreign propaganda” (or something different than what is offered on the mainstream media menu) Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Elise ...

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Hefty & heftier: US lawmakers push Trump to spend more on Russian ‘propaganda fight’

The State Department has a $ 120-million war chest to counter ‘Russian propaganda’ but that’s not enough for top lawmakers, who are demanding that President Donald Trump pumps even more into the costly effort. Members of the House Armed Services Committee demanded that the US president invests more money and finally appoints a leader of the Global Engagement Center (GEC), ...

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Coverage of double agent’s alleged poisoning is hysterical propaganda – Lavrov

Published time: 9 Mar, 2018 07:36 Edited time: 9 Mar, 2018 07:54 Dismissing media accusations of Russia’s involvement in the alleged poisoning as “hysterical” and “propaganda,” Lavrov said that Moscow is prepared to cooperate with UK authorities. Speaking at a press conference alongside his Ethiopian counterpart Workneh Gebeyehu, Lavrov noted that Russia is blamed for everything that goes wrong on ...

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‘Truth is the 1st casualty of war’: Syria’s East Ghouta battleground distorted by MSM propaganda

The information battle on the E. Ghouta front is turning into Aleppo 2.0, with Western media, often relying on dubious sources, describing – in unison – the Syrian regime atrocities while nearly glorifying terrorists’ resistance. Over the last few days, mainstream media have simultaneously turned their attention to the ongoing anti-terrorist operation in Eastern Ghouta, a militant-controlled suburb of Damascus, ...

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‘Baseless right-wing propaganda’ — Tom Watson slams press over Corbyn spy accusations

The Deputy Leader of the Labour Party has hit out at allegations made by “Tory-supporting publications” alleging Jeremy Corbyn is a communist spy. Tom Watson MP labelled the articles “nothing but baseless right-wing propaganda.” In a column for the Independent, Watson lashed out at the publications that have attacked the Labour leader, following allegations made by former Czechoslovakian spy Jan ...

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ISIS-supporting teacher showed terrorist propaganda clips to kids, court hears

A teacher accused of plotting terrorist attacks in the UK has admitted to showing pupils Islamic State propaganda videos in class, saying he wanted to give kids a more ‘holistic view’ of the group. Umar Haque, 25, is one of four men accused of plotting one or more terrorist attacks in the UK and is currently on trial at London’s ...

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Facebook 'like' for ISIS propaganda clip ‘serious’ sign of guilt – Italian court

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 04:56 A thumbs-up under a video promoting jihad can be the decisive factor when ruling whether to detain a suspect, as it can be seen as evidence of being an apologist for Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), Italy’s highest appeal court has ruled. Liking an IS-related video on Facebook can be considered a “serious indication ...

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ISIS propaganda images suggest Europe faces winter terrorist threat – reports

Published time: 26 Nov, 2017 16:55 Distressing images allegedly intercepted from messaging apps used by extremists have been shared by media. Festive scenes in European locations are depicted darkened by themes relating to blood-spilling attacks. According to at least two propaganda posters, Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) is planning attacks on cities in the UK and France. One of the ...

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Pro-ISIS propaganda poster depicts ‘beheaded’ Pope Francis

Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 10:56 A pro-Islamic State media group has threatened Christians and published a menacing poster depicting a masked jihadist with a “beheaded” Pope Francis. Last week, jihadist supporters allegedly vowed to launch a Christmas terrorist attack on the Vatican. The poster was revealed on Friday by the SITE Intelligence Group, a Maryland-based company that tracks the ...

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