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Uncovering Russian Propaganda With Former 'Russia Today' Anchor
20 July, 2015

What You Need To Know: 

✓ Conspiracy is one of the main instruments of Russian propaganda 
✓ Russian propaganda isn't about convincing people, but more about starting a confusion 
✓ RT actively recruits people who come from a fringe & conspiracy background
✓ 'Always blame Ukrainians' is the main coverage strategy for RT

Liz Wahl, correspondent and former RT anchor, spoke with Hromadske about Russian propaganda, ways it's being conducted, and how the RT America schemes of manipulation with information really work.

"Conspiracy is one of the main instruments of Russian propaganda, and 'Always blame Ukrainians' is the main coverage strategy for RT. The principle is simple: ignore certain things, deny certain things, and in the end, just lie", told Wahl.

Russian propaganda isn't about convincing people, but more about starting a confusion.

In this interview Wahl has also revealed, that "RT actively recruits people who come from a fringe/conspiracy background".

Hromadske International's Angelina Kariakina and Ian Bateson spoke with Liz Wahl on July 19, 2015.