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“Britain’s been attacking Russia for 400 Years!”: Russian Disinformation Plumbs new Depths in the Skripal Case

“Disinformation” – the act of deliberately putting out false information to distract people from the truth – is a Russian concept. The word itself is one of the few examples of a Russian word which has come into the English language, and should not be confused with “misinformation”, which is incorrect information passed on in the belief that it is true.
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Putin’s Lies Follow a Russian Tradition

The Kremlin lies. Repeatedly and seriously. This is the only conclusion which can be drawn if you accept the view of the British Government that the Russian state is behind the attack using a nerve agent on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yuliya. The Russian authorities have already put out at least 17 different versions of what happened.
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Sergei Skripal case: Why we should boycott the World Cup

Sergei Skripal Sanctions: Why Neither the England Team nor England Fans Should Go To the World Cup in Russia The UK Government has announced that no members of the Royal Family will attend this summer’s football World Cup in Russia. There is a strong case for saying that neither the England team should take part in the Competition, nor for English fans go to Russia to watch the Tournament.
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Assessing the Putin Junta

It is essential to realise that when dealing with Vladimir Putin and his circle, you are not dealing with politicians, but with hardened men of a secret service or military mindset who believe that they have a mission to make Russia stand out on the world stage; for whom human life is a disposable commodity; who are unaffected by emotions such as compassion; who have become fantastically wealthy in Russia and will do anything to preserve that wealth.
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Russian Lies and the Skripal Case

Even before the full details of the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury, England, are known, there is much speculation that the Russian state – and particularly, President Vladimir Putin – may be responsible
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