Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–3/14/2021

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.

Hey, Williams and Kalvin fans, they didn’t forget us in February 2017! They were back as their incendiary selves. P(1)0006316 criticized the lack of African Americans in movies about Egypt:

P(1)0006320 included a map illustrating what resources in Africa are being stolen by white people:

P(1)0006328 compared the appearances of famous elderly women:

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

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