Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–1/30/2021

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 some ads centering around American law. P(1)0005737 celebrated eight African American women becoming judges:

P(1)0000810 offered free legal advice. A lot of the information was redacted and I tried to look up what event was being referred to. I was unable to find anything.

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

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