It’s one thing to support Trump. It’s another to embrace Putin’s disinformation. But even some of the savviest Republican senators are jumping into bed with the Bear.
Julia Davis is a featured expert on Russian propaganda with the Atlantic Council's Disinformation Portal and the creator of the Russian Media Monitor. Julia is a film and television professional and a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Screen Actors Guild, and Women In Film.
Vladimir Putin could not possibly envision a sweeter gift than Ukraine falling away from the West into the welcoming—albeit bloodied—hands of the Kremlin.
Outing “the whistleblower” is the most egregious, but certainly not the only, example of Kremlin-funded media cheerleading the fight against impeachment. They love “their” Trump.
The Russian Defense Ministry also disputed claims that Russia provided access to U.S. air units entering airspace it controls.
Maria Butina is out of jail and Moscow is celebrating the convicted “spotter” for Russian intelligence.
For Russia, Trump’s presidency is a gift that keeps on giving. The Kremlin’s propagandists see no acceptable alternative among any viable presidential candidates in 2020.
Trump tried to keep his talks with Putin at Helsinki last year secret from his staff and the world, but Russia's president held up the checklist for the cameras. Syria was on it.
“Trump let Zelensky down. Three times he told him: ‘Go meet with Putin,’” gloated one prominent Russian TV host.
Prominent figures on Russian TV have been openly putting out the same ideas that we now know the American president was privately pursuing.
The Kremlin’s Democratic darlings are Tulsi Gabbard and Bernie Sanders. Moscow doesn’t think they’ll win, but does think they’ll help Trump to a second term.