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Russian disinformation threat looms large over cold German winter

By DW
17 September 2022   |   3:59 pm
Moscow could exploit fears of soaring prices and energy shortages to stoke social unrest in Europe’s largest economy, officials warn. They have reason to be concerned, researchers say.

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