NATO accused Russia of escalating disinformation campaign in 2014, when it was occupied the Crimea and noted that such resources as Sputnik and RT spread false news. About it reports Reuters referring to the statement of the official representative of the Alliance Oana Lungescu, – Эспрессо.TV.
High-ranking officials of NATO and the EU expressed concern about the ability of Russia to use television and the Internet to spread fake information.
According to Lungescu, NATO has counted 32 of the myth of the Russian propaganda about the Alliance, which are relayed via Sputnik, RT and other Kremlin-controlled media.
“NATO has to deal with a significant increase of Russian propaganda and disinformation, which has increased with the illegal annexation of Crimea to Russia in 2014,” – said the press Secretary Lungescu.
According to him, the last disinformation, this is when a Russian news site life.ru published a fabricated voice recording NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg with a Russian prankster who pretended to be the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.