Propaganda Watch: Russian Social Media Ads–4/4/2021

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.

The February 2017 ads had an interest in Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline. P(1)0005899 had a straightforward image about standing with Standing Rock:

P(1)0005901 had a more human image:

P(1)0005903 brings up the possibility of Native American tribes putting energy plants on their land, under their ownership:

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

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