A Raw Glimpse into the Frontline Through Telegram’s War Blogs

Grasping the attention of over 84 million users monthly, Telegram platform presents a stark contrast to the polished tales spun by the Russian state television channels. Propastop taps into this pulsing vein of unbridled information, offering a trench-level view of the Ukrainian front line through the unflinching lens of Telegram’s Russian war bloggers.

Romania’s A7 Highway in the Crosshairs of Russian Propaganda

Romania’s ambitious A7 Highway Project has found itself entangled in the web of Russian propaganda. As disinformation weaves narratives around Romania’s alleged hidden intentions to seize Ukrainian territory, discover the real story behind this crucial infrastructure venture and debunk the myths created by Russian propaganda.

Behind the Narrative of a Russian Attack on the Baltic States

Russian propaganda, known for its sophisticated use of multiple sources, has resurfaced with alarming predictions of a 2024 attack on the Baltic States. Julian Röpcke’s article in Bild and Professor Solovey’s predictions added momentum, though skepticism surrounds their credibility. In Estonia, Oleg Ivanov and Varro Vooglaid echoed the narrative, aligning with broader Russian themes.

Decoding Christmas Headlines: Insights into Russia’s Tactics

Recent articles during the festive season reveal Russia’s diplomatic moves: a potential NATO threat, Putin’s peace signals, and a disputed German-American plan for Ukraine. Propastop dissects these narratives, uncovering geopolitical strategies. Russia may aim to shape global views, particularly on military aid to Ukraine, using subtle cues to influence decisions or postpone support.

Youth in the Crossfire: Inside the Propaganda School of Occupied Melitopol

Recent revelations expose occupiers’ insidious efforts in Ukraine, employing propaganda and manipulation to influence vulnerable youth. Initiatives like MediaTopol – Kremlin-funded “blogger school”, reveal a calculated attempt to infiltrate local communities, targeting impressionable minds. The Center of National Resistance’s vigilance emphasizes the need for awareness and resilience against external influences.

The Kremlin conquers Latin America

At the beginning of August, an article was published in Spanish with the provocative title “Why are sacred objects being taken from Ukraine to the West?”. This is an early stage of an influence operation aimed at winning hearts and sympathies for Russia throughout Latin America.

Narrative X-ray: who are Russia’s compatriots?

Russia is actively promoting the ‘compatriot narrative,’ a strategy designed to strengthen ties between Russians residing outside the country and Russia itself. This initiative serves the dual purpose of leveraging these individuals for its strategic objectives and rationalizing its assertive foreign policy. By positioning itself as the guardian of Russians living abroad, Russia seeks to reclaim its former superstate status on the global stage.

Education: Spetial Information Operations, BA.

In the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, the highest educational institution associated with the administration of the president, they announced the launch of a program to train ‘media police.’ Over the course of four years, students are set to be taught how to identify ‘anti-Russian content’ on the internet.

Russia’s Hybrid Warfare Tactics: A Closer Look at the Migrant Crisis on the Russian-Finnish Border

Finland closed four border checkpoints on November 18 and will close all but one on Saturday night due to a surge in asylum seekers from Russia, including Iraq, Yemen, Somalia, and Syria. Approximately 300 migrants arrived since September, spiking from November 7 to 14. Suspicions of Russian hybrid warfare tactics were raised by the Finnish Prime Minister; his claim was denied by the Kremlin. Let’s take a closer look at this situation to see the reactions from all parties and possible outcomes.

Hamas propaganda strategy: the worse the better

Hamas leaders have understood very well that it is difficult for them to succeed militarily, but that the military success of the Jewish state can be used very successfully against it in the information field. How do they do this?