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Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as we found out, NewsFront has been playing a significant role in spreading anti-Ukrainian narratives in some Visegrad countries – especially in Slovakia. A complex redistribution scheme allows Kremlin propaganda to avoid bans and reach audiences in the region.
Victor Orbán delivered his racist speech during an event one of whose partners was Wacław Felczak Polish-Hungarian Cooperation Institute governed by Polish authorities. Each year, this Institute, and its counterpart in Budapest, spend millions on books, competitions, presentations of wines and perfumes, and a very elegant villa in the heart of Warsaw. All in the name of Polish-Hungarian friendship which both countries recently and officially ended.
Russian propaganda tries to frighten Poles with “Ukrainization” of their country. That catchphrase is being used and promoted by MP Grzegorz Braun and far-right influencers. Similar narrative emerged simultaneously in other Eastern European countries.
EU imposed sanctions on selected goods shipped to Russia and Belarus. Few transport companies found a way to transport them anyway, despite restrictions. Border Guard maintains that our borders are shut tight, and controls are thorough. We have decided to verify that claim, and found a Polish company that agreed to transport restricted wares.
There were over 60,000 emails in Michał Dworczyk’s hacked mailbox. We have new evidence, proving the attack was carried out by the group UNC1151, related to the Belarusian government and serving a Russian cyber espionage operation “Ghostwriter”. FRONTSTORY.PL has reasons to believe that attackers may still have vast amount of sensitive data from VIPs’ emails up their sleeves.