Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–2/27/2021

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-q1/2017-02 folder.

Not everything the Russian ads said about race was about division. Some of it involved different races coming together. P(1)0000963 encouraged Latinos to not use the “n” word:

P(1)0004738 states that the first Chinese people were black:

P(1)0005250 sent a warning to white parents that their daughters might follow their Latino boyfriends if they get deported:

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

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