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6 Reasons You’ve Probably Read Russian Propaganda Today

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Soviet propaganda is iconic across the world, from museums to the T-shirts worn by that guy that always brings an acoustic guitar to the party. But it’s not a thing of the past: The modern Russian state has their own propaganda, and they spend at least $300 million a year delivering it directly from the Kremlin to your Facebook feed. Cracked sat down with Professor Eugen Fedchenko, who helps run the propaganda-busting website StopFake.org, and talked to him about how Russian propaganda slips into our reading every day.

#6. Modern Russian Propaganda Is Weaponized Nonsense

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Propaganda was ever-present in the old Soviet Union, aimed mostly at the USA:

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Pretty subtle stuff, much of the time.

We can all agree they hired great artists, right? We would pay top dollar to watch this guy fight CGI…

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