The Kreml in Moscow.
Published: November 2018
Updated: February 2022
Languages: German / English
How does Russian propaganda work, and why is it so effective?
The basic principle of modern Russian propaganda is quite universal and consists in focusing on dissonances and discrepancies in the political power structure of target countries, combined with the positive depiction of one’s own ambitions and actions.
The most important technique to achieve these goals is not “fake news” or “disinformation” – which can be refuted – but a skillful choice of topics,…