America’s top diplomat in Europe denounced Russian state-media coverage of the Ukraine crisis on Tuesday and belittled the Kremlin’s propaganda efforts in the United States as fallacious and ineffective.
“All you have to do is look at RT’s tiny tiny audience in the United States to understand what happens when you broadcast untruths in a media space that is full of dynamic truthful opinion,” said Victoria Nuland, the assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs, referring to the Kremlin-backed global media company. “State-owned Russian media spews lies about who’s responsible for the violence [in Ukraine].”
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Source: Foreign Policy