The Americans Command the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Russians Switch to Dumbphones. Monitoring of Russian Media for May 23rd-29th

Russian disinformers continue to cover every third item of news about the war in Ukraine and its consequences for Russia. And continues to analyse the news of Russian websites and review what the enemy is telling its own population about the attack against Ukraine. To do this, experts analysed more than 29 thousand pieces of news from the Russian state media and manipulative websites that are targeted to spread Russian disinformation.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine do not want to fight, the Americans are in the General Staff

Last week, Russian propaganda media actively spread the narrative of allegedly declining morale in the Ukrainian army. “A mess reigns in the Armed Forces of Ukraine”“Another brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces refused to fight” – these are typical examples of the headlines of their materials. The basis of publications on this topic were video appeals of individual units to Zelenskyy, as well as testimonies from anonymous “sources” and “radio interceptions” of unknown origin.

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