Hoaxlines Russian State Controlled and Proxy Media Disinformation Report

Hoaxlines Russian State Controlled and Proxy Media Disinformation Report

Disinformation narratives in Russian state-controlled and proxy media currently center on the Russian election. The ruling party appears to be preemptively undermining the election results. TV Zvezda, Tass, and Tsargrad have been the primary outlets for sowing doubt. The main narratives were that multiple countries have cyberattacked their voting system, that the US interfered in the election via Apple and Google, and a vague conspiracy-minded tone that amounts to “there are games afoot.”