Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–9/29/19

Russian President Vladimir Putin superimposed into a Russian Flag. Image by Lenny Ghoul.

This is part of an ongoing series where I review some of the ads purchased by the Russians. In doing so I hope we can get a better understanding of what they were trying to do, and how to recognize it the next time we’re faced with propaganda.

If you want to follow along, the ads can all be downloaded here. All of today’s ads can be found in the 2016-q2/2016-04 folder.

Next week I’ll get back to more serious stuff. For now, though, here’s some Russian memes to amuse us while the Washington insanity continues.


P(1)0003844 continued the love for aquatic cartoon characters:

There are no water dwellers in p(1)0001622 but something in it struck my funny bone:

Something about never giving up on your dreams being redacted appealed to my odd sense of humor.

THIS IS AN OPEN THREAD. Have a great Sunday, and never give up on your dreams (even if they are redacted).

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