Samuel Sokol, Anna Kupinska
Accusations of anti-Semitism provided Putin with a (flimsy) pretext for interference in his neighbour’s affairs
…Like all good propaganda, Russia Today had taken real events and re-contextualised them, twisted the truth so as to portray a narrative far removed from reality.
…False reports of anti-Semitic attacks would become a leitmotif of Russian propaganda.
How Russian propaganda whipped up allegations of anti-Semitism in Ukraine during the country’s 2014 protests — and why that makes it more difficult to talk about anti-Semitism in Ukraine today.
Source: Ukraine’s little known memory war