Russian media in Germany spreading propaganda: Berlin

Channels air fake news aimed at dividing German public opinion, govt officials admit

Almost no day goes by without news about the suspected meddling of Russia in US politics. Moscow is believed to have massively influenced the outcome of the US presidential election in 2016.

Almost running below the international radar, however, is the extent of Russian propaganda and interference in Europe and, in particular, Germany.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 03, 2019, with the headline 'Russian media in Germany spreading propaganda: Berlin'. Print Edition | Subscribe