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The Network of the Russian Information Policy in Germany

This article is part of series of special articles for #DisinfoWeek Europe. To register and learn more visit DisinfoWeek.org Deisen artikel auf Deutsch lesen. Russia’s information policy network in Germany includes organizations as well as individual actors. The most important corporate actors are the Russian state media (Rossiya Segodnia) with their integrated radio and news website Sputniknews, TV channel RT Deutsch, and video agency Ruptly TV.[1] Furthermore, at the beginning of 2018, Ruptly TV established two subsidiaries in Berlin that are active in the social media realm, Redfish GmbH and Maffick Media GmbH. The former features videos under the name of Redfish and the latter is online under the headings of In the Now, Back Then, and Wast-Ed, all of which are available on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube.[2] The Russian state media in Germany cooperates with left and right-wing populists, such as the editor in chief of the magazine Compact, Jürgen Elsässer, and the director of the internet TV program Ken FM, Ken…
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