Spinmeisters Of Russia: How Russia Presents Itself As Investigator Of War Crimes By Others

In the parallel universe of Russian media, the narrative being presented to the Russian public is that it is Russia that is investigating war crimes committed by Ukraine and its allies, such as this clip from Russia 24 on December 7th, offering a glimpse of how Russia is attempting to spin the war:

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation continues to identify Ukrainian nationalists involved in the torture and murder of civilians, as well as Russian military personnel who were captured investigators collect and record evidence of cruel crimes nationalists, so that none of them escaped criminal responsibility. In Ukrainian, prisoners of war told how they prepared in the UK to fight the Russians.

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This analysis is part of an ongoing collaboration between the Internet Archive and its TV News Archive, the multi-party Media-Data Research Consortium and GDELT.