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On 21 September 2015, following complaints from members of the public, the UK broadcasting regulator, Ofcom, found Russian TV station RT guilty of a serious violation of the broadcasting code, which states that broadcasters must observe "due impartiality" in their reporting of major events.
RT's programming had accused the Ukrainian government of genocide in Eastern Ukraine, without giving adequate coverage to the government's own side of the story.
This link leads to the full text of the ruling.
Russia's disinformation campaign is well-funded and broad-spectrum, but it is also predictable. It relies on blaming the West for Russia's own actions. To attack its perceived its opponents, it uses four main techniques: dismiss, distort, distract, and dismay.
These 4 Ds can be used to predict Russia's actions and prepare an appropriate response.
In this report for the Central European Policy Institute, Ben Nimmo analyses the 4 Ds and the potential responses.