Skip to comments.Atbashian in Breitbart: Echoes Of Cold War In Ukraine Debate
Posted on 03/11/2014 4:50:19 PM PDT by OddLane
Oleg Atbashian, a Florida resident and conservative author who runs the political parody site The Peoples Cube, worked as a propaganda artist in the former Soviet Union, when he was a young adult living in Siberia.
Now that he's watching the debate unfold about Russia invading his native Ukraine, he said he can see the Russian rumor influence operation is making its way into Western media the way it did during the Cold War.
He has noticed, for example, the Russian narrative about the Ukranian opposition movement as Nazis and Fascists appears to be finding itself in Western outlets and American blogs.
The pro-Kremlin propaganda is still being spread through the usual leftist, anti-war channels. Only this time, it has nothing to do with Communism. It has nothing to do with anti-war sentiment. It has everything to do with Russian national interest and Russian nationalism and Russian dominance in the region. The same people the same town the same figures are being used to plant this information, says Atbashian, comparing it to the Tea Party being maligned as racists in the U.S.
(Excerpt) Read more at thepeoplescube.com ...
It certainly was showing up in FRs...In dozens of posts.
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