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On the Effects of Viewing Russian Television

Russian and Ukrainian viewers react differently to Russian TV coverage. In Russia, where broadcasting is tightly controlled by the state and mainstream media is not allowed to criticize government policy, television shapes the thinking of many viewers. Vladimir Putin, by ...

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Real Crimean Election Results

President of Russia’s Human Rights Council accedentally posted the real results of the ‘referendum’ in Crimea on March 16 Turnout was only 30%, only half of which (i.e. 15% population) voted for annexation Council member says the faking of results ...

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Pro-Russia trolling

fascinating read about paid internet trolls who back the Russian regime on-line well-known journalists discuss their views on the on-line army of “Kremlebotov”,  as they are known in Russian, and their impact of the western media coverage of Russia http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/may/04/pro-russia-trolls-ukraine-guardian-online

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How Russian propaganda uses Facebook

Article shows how Russian sources manufacture propaganda Describes how a story by a supposed doctor in Odesa was produced and spread through facebook in various languages http://euromaidanpr.com/2014/05/04/how-russian-propaganda-uses-facebook/#more-8339

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