Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–1/24/2021

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 2017-q1/2017-01 folder.

January 2017 saw a few one-shot ads. One, p(1)0001326 was from the Brown United Front group:

P(1)0005310 marked the sole return of South United:

And another welcome back to the Defend the 2nd group with p(1)0005601:

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

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