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How to know you're being tricked by Russian propaganda

The EU runs a fact-checking unit to counter Kremlin's tales, but all you need do is go to the source.

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The Russian propaganda machine will use any tool - actual facts, half-truths, conspiracy theories, raw emotion. It is not important what it uses - it is only important to understand the framework. 

DEBUNKING Russian propaganda is now an industry - unfortunately, a rather useless and misguided one. The awkwardly named European External Action Service East Stratcom Task Force provides the latest exercise in futility. The agency, which is part of the European Union (EU) bureaucratic machinery

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