Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–3/28/2021

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.

Latino fashion and appearance was the subject of a few ads in February 2017. P(1)0000965 celebrated “Zoot Suit” style:

P(1)0005254 featured actor Edward James Olmos in a movie by that same name:

P(1)0005246 features a more urban aesthetic:

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

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