Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–4/4/2020

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-q3/2016-07 folder.

In July 2016 the Stop All Invaders group was as active as ever. P(1)0000416 pushed an image that said we should stop feeding illegals:

P(1)0003246 made the claim that America is dead, with Tennessee specifically targeted for some reason:

P(1)0001292 was the strangest. It posted a link to a far-left radio interview which would not seem to be the normal target audience for the Stop All Invaders group but both have written for the Russia Times:

THIS IS AN OPEN THREAD. Take care, and be well.

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