Coronavirus conspiracies are a gift to Russia’s disinformation machine

By Dr Andrew Foxall

The European Union’s warning that pro-Kremlin media has “been prominent in spreading disinformation” about Covid-19 should come as no surprise to anybody who has been paying attention to what Russia has been doing over the last half a decade or so. Over this period, Russia has been waging “political warfare” against the West. This form of warfare is a toxic cocktail of propaganda, influence-peddling, cyber-attacks, subversion, economic pressure, military sabre-rattling, and everything else short of actually military conflict.

Read the full article in The Telegraph

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