November 24, 2022 | The Telegraph

Putin has declared a propaganda war on Britain

In Africa, Asia, and beyond, Russia is undermining the country. The UK is uniquely placed to fight back – and should do so urgently
November 24, 2022 | The Telegraph

Putin has declared a propaganda war on Britain

In Africa, Asia, and beyond, Russia is undermining the country. The UK is uniquely placed to fight back – and should do so urgently

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The Kremlin not only uses tanks and jets for its aggression in Ukraine: it weaponises energy, information, refugees, food — even history itself.

Since the war began, Russia has portrayed the UK as a nefarious colonial actor globally, seeking to heighten divisions within Britain and erode relationships among Commonwealth nations whose close ties threaten Russia’s colonial ambitions.

Ivana Stradner is a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD). Follow her on Twitter @ivanastradner. FDD is a Washington, DC-based, nonpartisan research institute focused on national security and foreign policy

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