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Wed, May 27, 2020

#AlertaVenezuela: May 27, 2020

The hashtag #OperacionGedeon, in reference to the name of the failed attempt to oust Nicolás Maduro from power, trended on Twitter in Venezuela from May 3, 2020, when the first armed clashes and detentions were reported by the Maduro regime, until May 6.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Tue, May 19, 2020

Activists fight COVID-19 disinformation in the Caucasus

Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia now face a new and growing threat: the steady stream of propaganda related to how and why COVID-19 is spreading throughout the Caucasus.

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Disinformation The Caucasus

Mon, May 18, 2020

Ukrainians reject modern Russia’s WWII victory cult as geopolitical divide deepens

A nationwide survey conducted on the eve of this year's WWII anniversary events found that a clear majority of Ukrainians now blame the USSR together with the Nazis for sparking the Second World War.

UkraineAlert by Victor Tregubov

Conflict Democratic Transitions
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Tue, May 12, 2020

#AlertaVenezuela: May 12, 2020

The hashtag #OperacionGedeon, in reference to the name of the failed attempt to oust Nicolás Maduro from power, trended on Twitter in Venezuela from May 3, 2020, when the first armed clashes and detentions were reported by the Maduro regime, until May 6.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Thu, May 7, 2020

US accuses Russia of “falsifying WWII history”

A strongly-worded new US joint statement issued together with foreign ministers from across Central and Eastern Europe takes aim at Russian attempts to rewrite history and sanitize the Soviet role in WWII.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Central Europe Disinformation

Tue, May 5, 2020

Atlantic Council’s DFRLab independent analysis of networks removed by Facebook in Russia, Georgia, and Myanmar

May 5, 2020 – The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) is at the forefront of the study of disinformation, foreign influence operations, and – more broadly – social media’s role for free and open societies.In its April 2020 monthly report on coordinated inauthentic behavior (CIB) and foreign or government interference (FGI) across its platforms, Facebook announced […]

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Tue, May 5, 2020

#AlertaVenezuela: May 5, 2020

Following a call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Nicolás Maduro on April 20, the Spanish-language version of Kremlin-funded website Avia.pro, Avia-es.com, claimed Russia would support the Bolivarian Republic by sending troops to confront U.S. forces stationed in the Caribbean Sea, near the coast of Venezuela.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela
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Tue, Apr 28, 2020

#AlertaVenezuela: April 28, 2020

False diets, cures, and homemade recipes to treat or prevent COVID-19 have appeared on Venezuela’s news outlets, social media, and Maduro regime announcements since February 28, 2020.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela
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Tue, Apr 21, 2020

#AlertaVenezuela: April 21, 2020

As thousands of Venezuelans who lost their livelihoods to the COVID outbreak return to their home country, pro-Maduro outlets claimed the Colombian government had stolen funds meant to support these Venezuelan migrants.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Wed, Apr 15, 2020

Sherman quoted in Slate on Russia censoring false information about the coronavirus

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Disinformation