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Fact check: How to see through Russia’s war propaganda

By DW
20 September 2022   |   10:38 am
For more than six months, Russia has been waging war against Ukraine not only with soldiers and bullets, but also in the media - with fakes, disinformation and a broad-based propaganda strategy. We show what's behind it.

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