Facebook has broken up a network of pages that spread fake news and Russian propaganda and promoted pro-Russian politicians in Poland for more than three years. It happened as a result of independent investigations carried out by a Polish investigative portal OKO.press and an international non-governmental organisation Avaaz, the results of which were submitted to […]
- Czech Republic
- fake news
- Militarized Patriotism
Polish journalists created a fictitious expert who managed to obtain sensitive information from the circle of one of the government ministers – using only Twitter and email accounts. The story exposed the weakness of the Polish state, ineffective against the mechanisms of information war.
Hungary does not need to be afraid of Russian trolls meddling in coming elections: the Hungarian government has a friendly relationship with Russia and its taxpayer-funded media empire is happily pushing out the Kremlin’s messages.