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EU warns of disinformation campaign linked to Russia’s Sputnik vaccine | POLITICO

By Carlo Martuscelli
April 28, 2021

Moscow is waging a concerted media campaign to promote its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine and denigrate rivals, the EU’s diplomatic arm warned in a report published Wednesday.

Since January, Russia has stepped up its efforts to promote the jab in efforts that involve both public authorities and the mass media — while engaging in “antagonistic messaging, using disinformation to accuse the West and the EU of sabotaging the Russian vaccine,” the European External Action Service wrote.

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Source: EU warns of disinformation campaign linked to Russia’s Sputnik vaccine | POLITICO

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